My work is created in much the same way as water creates our landscape with its intricate patterns and textures shared at every level from mountain ranges to a pebble on the beach.
Artist and art teacher, with a wide range of international experience, producing ceramics and offering classes in hand building and wheel throwing in Strathmiglo, Fife. Many classes in a wide range of media to suit, email me for more information or to arrange a time to discuss your requirements.
A range of high quality, handmade functional ceramics for contemporary and traditional settings.
I am a steampunk jewellery artisan with a passion for sourcing and bringing local (south Scotland) crafts and crafters together to sell, socialize and network.
Sui Generis embraces the full spectrum of woodwork: bookbinding (some with carved and wooden bound covers), Carving, Furniture Making and Designing, Joinery, Leaded Light Work, Marquetry, Upholstery, Restoration. These are just a selection of the skills and talents available, by this Master Craftsman.
Melting the surly bonds of earth.
It was while working alongside Farriers in the Agriculture Industry, that I realised the potential that Blacksmithing had for creating functional, contemporary work.
Since then I have been working on combining these traditional skills with my original training as a sculptor to create new work.
Although I have used organic forms as a starting point for some of my work I often let the materials I’m using, and how it can be worked, dictate the final outcome of each idea.
I'm from the Northeast of Scotland. I design/make contemporary styled bowls and vases from glass and wood: the wood I turn or make on a CNC machine myself and the glass is made by local crafts persons.
Whimsical ceramics with a potent nod towards 1950s design and nostalgia. Cosima enjoys combining contrasting ideas and focusing on designs that delight both the aesthetic and intellectual senses.
Birds and surface pattern adorn Cosima's work which triggers a romantic and kindred sensation in her audience.
The main ethos of Dach Crafts is using various woods to make quality functional and decorative products using Scottish raw materials where possible or sustainable or recycled where not.
We make a wide range of products ranging from trivets, placemats and coasters, keyholders, puzzles and pictures to small items such as spurtles, wooden spoons, keyrings and childrens name plaques.