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Morocco – Group

After returning the group (me, Alex, Ania and Chloe) finalised out ideas to decided what we wanted to present to show what we learnt and show our experience in Morocco. We talked a lot about potential ideas as they are... Continue Reading →

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Marrakech

This was my first time visiting somewhere like Morocco, I haven't done much travelling. At first I was worried that it would be too much for me with all the new experiences and at first I was very overwhelmed but... Continue Reading →

Final Pieces

I am happy with my outcomes although I wish that I would have had more time to design something more intricate and made more pieces that would relate to the environment that would have been a little in-depth. It is... Continue Reading →

Glaze testing

The glaze workshop was helpful when experimenting, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to glaze my pieces as it would stop the liquid from sticking to animals as I chose to put ink in the bowls instead of using a... Continue Reading →

Making the pieces

I chose to use the same mould for the final piece that I had used during the workshop as I wanted to be able to put liquid in the piece but also wanted lots of space and so the shape... Continue Reading →

Goddesses & Monsters

I really enjoyed this topic, I don't often look at things that where covered over the past few weeks. Unlike some of the other lectures I found this very beneficial to my subject as it has aloud for me to... Continue Reading →

My idea

When thinking of ideas I thought about using the ceramic to tell the story of me gramps as he often tells stories about his past, working in the royal mint and where he was during the second world war. I... Continue Reading →

Working with different materials

During the first workshop we worked with the terracotta clay to make plates and dishes using moulds, rolling out the clay and then placing it onto the mould then cutting around the edge while it was on the wheel. At... Continue Reading →

Mappa Mundi

How do I see the world? This was a very difficult questions for me, I didn't know how I wanted to perceive the world. Did I want to show my memories and the world that I live in or something... Continue Reading →

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