Early Plastic boat experiments (sketchbook pages)

On these pages (the middle pages dated January 11) you can see the plastic kayak idea moving from initial idea and through first tests. It also records the loss of one of my planned mentors and meeting with boat builder Glyn. In the drawings you can see how the influence of seafaring myths and pilgrimage … Continue reading Early Plastic boat experiments (sketchbook pages)

On naming (sketchbook pages)

As this project has been focussed on building a body of work rather than public facing outputs... there's stuff in my scketchbook (evidence of the work done in thought and prep) that had never made it to the blog. In order to make a record of some of that stuff I will be uploading highlights … Continue reading On naming (sketchbook pages)

Retreat video

I spent a few days wildcamping around Loch Lomond in early February. This was intended to be a kind if retreat, a time to isolate myself. A time to think and refill my creative reserves. This was possible due to the funding I received from ACE, but also because Alpkit Foundation generously donated some equipment … Continue reading Retreat video

When Jimmy was sketchy boy

It's twenty-brine-teen and five months of MORE BOATS has officially begun. I started this year by crawling around in my loft putting Christmas decorations away. Whilst up in that cramped space I found a bunch of my old sketchbooks from my A-level and Foundation courses. Back in A-level we had to use these big A3 … Continue reading When Jimmy was sketchy boy