Skip to main content

Posts

Featured

David Allnatt | A strong sense of surface

DAVID ALLNATT | A STRONG SENSE OF SURFACE


"drawing and design skills remain an important part of my design process today"




My first introduction to clay was at secondary school in South London. The Art department was well equipped and included a seperate pottery annexe. I think this must have been a unique facility at the time. It was run by a Mrs. Pryke, an enthusiastic teacher. I loved the place and wanted to spend all my time there. After leaving school I was accepted at the local Art College in Sutton, Surrey and embarked on a four year diploma course with two years foundation, this gave me the opportunity to experiment with many different materials.

During the last two years I studied Graphic Design with an emphasis on drawing and design skills which remain an important part of my design process today. I left College with a Diploma in Art and Design and no clear idea of what I wanted to do. After a brief time working in the commercial art world I realised that I wanted …

Latest posts

Lesley Risby | A maker since a young age

Delfina Emmanuel | Form as a canvas...

GILL WRIGHT - REFLECTING A LOVE OF NATURE

Angela Mellor | Developing a more spontaneous approach to decorating.