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Toots Zynsky

At this late stage the work off Toots Zynsky is of great interest and could be invaluable to me if I had a year to work on my craft but alas I don’t, Never the less I am interested in the forms she has made and also the way in which these pieces are made as I had no idea that the process used even existed. 207 more words


Laura Thomas Textile Artist

During my formative assessment with Ingrid and Pip when the trapping frit between glass idea didn’t work Ingrid mentioned the use of resin and in particular for research purposes the work of Laura Thomas an artist that knows Ingrid and ironically is one of the first artists I believe I have spoken to at Made By Hand in 2014. 244 more words


'Love is like a dizziness'

What is love? Passionate new love which sets your heart all a flutter, or the deep abiding trust and warmth of a long partnership? We all have different experiences of love, but the most important thing is to tell your loved ones what they mean to you. 95 more words


Getting ready to open on 15th November 2016

Maker, 2a High Street Inverkeithing

We spent today on some final preparations for opening the shop side of Maker, labelling and arranging the stock was particularly enjoyable! 30 more words


Makers Marks: A Call for Artists

The “Object of the Month” blog has been a place for staff and interns from the Nichols House Museum to share research and insights about our favorite objects in the collection.  428 more words

Joe Hogan Visit

This time next week I’ll be in County Galway staying with Joe Hogan, master basketmaker and artist. I’ve admired Joe’s work for years and am thrilled to be able to learn from him. 62 more words