include sketchbook pages?
We all, as makers, use some way of transferring and interpreting ourideas
from a concept into a finished piece of work. In my case a sketchbook is the initial
stage of compounding and visualising an idea. These initial ideas translated into
2D images will then be 'sketched' on the wheel. I view my work as 3 dimensional
sketches, carried out with an immediacy and spontaneity using a directness of
line to construct form. How the final object then relates back to the initial
sketches will be informed by the evolution of marks and manipulations which the
material undergoes through construction and ultimately firing.
sketchbook images are not posted as exemplary 'drawings', but merely as an indication
of initial imagery depicting the thought process behind some of the work which