I am like many makers – I want to go into my studio and make things, not out in the world to sell things.
Consequently, my real world studio space is filled with an ever-changing array of found objects, first versions, fragments and finished work.
Occasionally I will turn away from my current creative obsession and produce a tray or two of earrings or pendents for sale in a local gallery. At these times, I also think I ought to produce more work for the gallery, but I usually dive right back into whatever I was working on.
Recently,I realized, in a sudden epiphany, that I like it this way. I don’t want to follow the market, or make pieces I think might sell – I want to make what I feel compelled to make.
I decided that I would keep my real world studio as my own magic space. And so, the digital studio …