It’s all been rather busy since I graduated. And, as the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun 😉
So, what have I been up to?
Well, there was New Designers of course, which was an amazing (if frenetic) experience). You can read all about it on Pinso 😉
I’ve also been working on developing my Body of Work series using different media. Here are some examples of my work in progress brooches, based on abstractions of surgical incisions.
I really wanted to share a post with you I wrote for Pinso a week or two ago, just because the work it features makes me so gosh-darn happy 🙂 So, here it is, and I hope you enjoy! For the record, the image above, Rustle, is my favourite piece and I’ve put in a request for a 6ft version to be created so… we’ll see 😉
Tom McPhee’s work really caught my attention at New Designers because it’s so playful!
Using metalsmithing techniques, he creates interactive automata and kinetic sculpture pieces which entice the viewer to interact and play; encouraging curiosity in the details that surround their lives.
Tom’s work is inspired by the moments in the everyday, “like when a leaf blows in the wind or a flash of sunlight causes you to become distracted from the often hectic nature of our day to day lives, creating a timeless moment when suddenly, we become transported by the things we see and enter a place where contemplation occurs, captivated by the meditative beauty we see.”
The pieces featured here are from his Degree Show Collection at University of Falmouth – I’m looking forward to seeing the direction he takes with his future work.
You can find out more about Tom and his work here and follow him on Twitter here!