Creativity is good for you
Although no one wants to be in the situation we're in at the moment, the partial lock down has provided me with some time to work on new creations. In normal, every day life there's always something that needs to be done, an order to be fulfilled, the dog to be walked, shopping to be bought (it's a hard life!) so to work on something just for fun usually leaves me with a niggling sense of guilt. I am still concerned for the future but I'm not taking for granted the escape I find getting lost in the making process. I feel so lucky to have a workshop at the end of my garden that I can potter about in and be creative. I'm hoping to share more pieces with you over the next few weeks. I'm limited on materials but if you could make something what would it be?
It's a bit early for swifts but the swallows should be with us soon. These are hand cut from a flat sheet of plain unanodised aluminium.
Aluminium art clocks
I am lucky enough to have my workshop at the end of the garden so this strange new life we have in lockdown still allows me to create pieces in anodised aluminium. One of the things I've been meaning to do for a long time is to make some homeware starting with these clocks (the clock movement pieces were bought in 2015!). There always seemed something more important to do but (c)lockdown has given me the time and space to have a go at something new and I've
Troy: Myth or Reality
Fascinating exhibition @britishmuseum on Troy and it's incredible to think some of these are 1000s of years old yet the message still so relevant today #antiquities #TroyExhibition #illiad #archaeology #homer #learning
“Particle” large cuff and earrings from the #Wonderment collection. Cuff £70 and earrings £50 (can be adapted to clip ons). Please contact me for more info. https://etsy.me/2P6B0HB
#artjewellery #cuff# #colourfuljewellery #lightweight earrings #cliponearring #turquoise #blue #limitededition #kathrynthomas #prints
Miranda Peckitt, VCJ owner