February 2016

Wild Cocoon

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I thought Deirdre Duffy’s minimalist stand Wild Cocoon was very eye-catching. It was pure white with a huge logo in grey and her colourful hand woven shawls and scarves hanging from pegs. Her training was at NCAD after which she did other things before returning to hand weaving. www.wildcocoon.org

Showcase at RDS Dublin 27th January 2016

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Showcase at RDS Dublin 27th January 2016 Chlöe Dowds’ porcelain ceramics were stunning; they made you want to touch them. The mugs were childlike in shape, irregular and dimpled, white exterior with different pastel coloured glazes within. The rims were very thin and the bases polished to a cool, skin-like mattness. She won a show [...]

Decided to do a bit of a Photo Shoot

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Decided to do a bit of a photo shoot with my prints today. This is Gibbs Island on the shores of Strangford Lough, owned by the National Trust. As I was taking the photographs I could hear the call of the Curlew and five herons stood like statues watching me on the opposite shore. I [...]

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