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 …