this blog aims to be a view into my practice as an artist. a window into work in progress. it also serves as a basic reflective tool for myself and a way of exposing my thinking through making to anyone else.
This coming visual arts scotland show at the royal scottish academy in february is a big one they have the whole place to fill. So i have been thinking big. Hear is hoping my lost a sea installation is selected.
Well drawing the lines for my skin boat is the hardest thing i have done for while. Hull design is a skill that only comes from experience and there is only one way to get that is by taking the risk and doing it. Here is wishing she will not be a pig! Design is inspired by feroe isles rowing boats, and modern ply row sailers but mine will be half the weight the design brief was hard but guessing at the shape of the hull is like so infinitely complex my imagination is engaged to a degree i have not be used too for a while. Now the lines are down i will have to get it built and in the water before i change my mind.