Mini bowls, developed during the first Lockdown, we first made six different floral designs for the Artists Support pledge scheme, to be suitable they had to be under £200 and postable..
With our studio closed to the public during this second lockdown, less time for our personal work and a socially distanced Christmas in prospect, we have returned to the mini bowl as a way to make some accessible and giftable pieces.
Woodland Creatures are a collection of nine new mini bowls that we have decided to release as limited editions, this means that we will only ever make ten of each design.
Each piece will follow the layout and pattern of the original design however they will still be unique pieces as there has to be a new drawing made to fit each hand cut and carved individual bowl.
I have always enjoyed the drawing element of our glass work but with this woodland collection there is a real shift in my focus. I approached each piece as a composition, a picture rather than a pattern.
I have been gradually developing a visual language and this year especially has really changed my approach to my work and I feel a confidence in beginning to explore the subjects that I love, animals, nature and the decorative arts.
One of each woodland design will be available from our website at 10am on Friday 27th November as part of the @digitalcraftfestival. We will also be opening the order book for each editioned design.
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