My Guide: Kiln Gloves = Safety First!! I always say safety first!! When you use any kiln or to handle hot mediums, such as fired metal clay or glass, make sure you have a really high quality pair of gloves and eye wear. Please note: I am not a safety advisor, just someone who is … More • My Guide: Kiln Gloves = Safety First!!
This question, I feel, is like asking what my favourite film is. It is an endless list to choose from. I have to say that my love of pottery has led me to collect various examples of Carn pottery; however, my contemporary inspiration is the artist Maggie Hambling who I immensely respect. Multi-media Artist Maggie … More • Artist Inspiration: Which Living Artist Do you Admire? Maggie Hambling
My Guide: The Worst Kiln Ever Bought and the Perfect Replacement Kiln It was back in 2012 that I took an exciting new step in my artistic works, by starting to create mini landscapes in metal clay. I then decided to buy a kiln; however, this was a step I did not properly research and … More • My Guide: The Worst Kiln Ever Bought & the Perfect Replacement Kiln
Shown below are pieces from the 2017 ‘Landscape Gems Collection’ designs. Every design contains a selection of ethically sourced selection of genuine gemstone, set in hand crafted metal clay designs. Each piece is available to be commissioned or purchased through my representatives: Degree Art Gallery, London, UK: https://www.degreeart.com/artists/laura-elliott Fenster Art – Ann Parry-Walker, Canterbury, UK Flux … More • Introducing the 2017 Landscape Gems Collection by Laura H Elliott
I recently saw the stunningly visual film from Marvel titled ‘Dr. Strange’. Originally written in comics, this film translated such drawings and storylines into an exciting mixture of visuals for me to digest, especially as an artist. The image below is an drawing from one of the comics which represents how another dimension in the … More • Art Inspiration: Drawing Inspiration From Films & Comics Like Marvel ‘Dr. Strange’
Artwork Focus: The Seduction & Seclusion of Colour “It always amazes me how simple colour and form can drive the artwork. The artist Pablo Picasso was the first artist who work I fell in love with aged 15. I have been fascinated by his use of colour and how he created three dimensional within a … More • Artwork Focus: The Seduction & Seclusion of Colour – Picasso & I
The Link Gallery is hosting a collaborative exhibition celebrating, inspired by and reflecting on International Women’s Day 2016. This exhibition will run 7th – 28th March 2017 and is open to the public free of charge. About my featured artworks: Artwork One: ‘Shedding Punk’d Viper'(below) “Shedding Punk’d Viper is a play on the combination of … More • Exhibition Focus: The Link Gallery ‘International Women’s Day’ ~ 7th-28th March 2017