Set in the beautiful Scottish Borders the Hirsel Craft Centre has a gallery alongside art and craft workshops, tearooms, children’s playground, museum and country walks.
House of Jackson is a Design House and Studio. Producing inspired handcrafted pieces for the aesthetic and ethical conscious consumer, with a vast mix of materials and media.
On the outskirts of Inverness, a rare opportunity in the Highlands to view representational to abstract 2D and 3D works by some of the areas best artists and makers. Inchmore Gallery also offers a considered choice of other works by reputable British artists in ceramic, bronze and textile works. A sympatheticaly designed gallery combined with a genuine, friendly atmosphere and knowledgable and enthusiastic staff.
Moyra makes hand built scupltural work fired using Naked Raku technique. She also runs classes for children and Adults, as well as Raku workshops at her studio in Newburgh.
Esther creates textiles using organic materials. Influenced by her highland environment she continues to explore the dimension of fragility and strength: presence and erosion.
Handmade furniture made to customer’s designs in solid native and imported hardwoods. A design service offering 3-dimensional drawings is available. All domestic furniture and fire surrounds are produced, plus domestic and commercial display equipment. Styles range from antique reproductions to ultra modern. Traditional furniture restoration using French polishing or varnishing can be performed as required.
Purple Pomegranate jewellery is the work of Jesse Ball. She lives in the hills of Dumfries and Galloway, and her jewellery is crafted using buttons, silver, semi precious gemstones and other found objects.
A Wee Bit of Light Relief is a collaborative venture by three Edinburgh based makers. Their practise as individuals straddles a variety of disciplines – Julia trained as a textile artist, Clare as a sculptor and Rebecca as a ceramicist.
Their flagship piece is the eponymously titled ‘A Wee Bit of Light Relief’; a range of chandeliers in different sizes and configurations consisting of household objects, delicately cast in low relief, white, Bone China.
Pleasingly plump, curvaceous nudes make themselves at home anywhere!
The female form becomes sculptural ceramics by handbuilding in clay.
My ladies represent the easing of regime and convey the uninhibited comfort one should feel in one’s skin.
A versatile and adaptable multi-discipline artist, my primary interests lie in ceramics, sculpture and painting. As well as formal art/craft training, my broad experience includes folk art, restoration of horse-drawn caravans, sign writing, and arts in education and the community.