Category: Inspiration

INSPIRATION – Georginia Houghton, Spirit Drawings

I’ve just been doing some research of exhibitions by Psychic Artists and have come across this exhibition put on by the Courtauld Gallery last year, 16 June – 11 September 2016. I wish I’d seen it at advertised at the time as I find these paintings absolutely phenomenal, fascinating that she also predates the abstract artists by […]

INSPIRATION – Naked Trump

I’m loving these naked Trumps which have popped up in New York and a few other major US cities.  The job of conceptualizing and creating the statues fell to a man who goes by the name “Ginger,” a Las Vegas-based artist. Ginger has said that he has a long history of designing monsters for haunted […]

OUT AND ABOUT – Thackray Medical Museum

Had a lovely day trip to the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds last week, what an incredible museum with a huge presence and collection… Amazing! The building is fascinating as it used to be an old workhouse. The collection houses an amazing room full of ceramic apothecary jars known as the Wilson collection… I spent […]

INSPIRATION – Meissen Dog

This amazing piece of ceramics was posted on facebook by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Wowsers! It’s fab, I’m very inspired by this piece… looks like I’ll be further researching 18th Century Meissen. Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present) | Bolognese dog | ca. 1733

INSPIRATION – Vintage metal hen moulds

A friend sent me a link to these chocolate moulds which are currently for sale on ETSY. I love them! They are so sinister and make a statement in their own right. They would be ideal for Farm World… little caged chickens.

INSPIRATION – Staffordshire Cow Head

What a beauty! I love this piece… I shall definitely be drawing some influence from it when I come to create my Staffordshire style cow for Farm World. Staffordshire pottery – Cheese plate & cover, 19th Century