The project is nearly done and I am happy to have achieved so much with it. There are a couple of things that I'm working on that I was hoping to have completed, but as I have already built a meaningful portfolio of works I am not concerned that these pieces aren't finished yet. After … Continue reading Death Boat update
Check the boats / works section of the site to see write ups about two works you may have missed were you just following the blog. Imagined Heritage and hand paddle
There's not much else to say on this one that isn't in the video. The video documents making the concrete boat, launching it, and some of the ideas behind it. Having completed this piece it feels like an appropriate homage but also something to be seen as something closer to a sketchbook work... something to … Continue reading Concrete Boat After Bob Smith (part 2)
After completing Doggerland, which took months of work. I decided to do some quicker projects before launching into another large boat. So over the last few weeks I've done a bunch of stuff. From starting kayaking lessons, to meeting with mentors, to making a miniature dug out canoe, and building a new studio space to … Continue reading Concrete Boat (after Bob Smith) PART 1
In an exploratory project such as this there are naturally a lot of tangential directions of enquiry and investigation that run the risk of taking one off task. It's important to keep the destination in mind. Yet, if I am to learn to keep a momentum in my practice and grow as an artist beyond … Continue reading How best to love a tangent.