imago corvi

adventures in enamelling, stories, music and travel

Spirit Deer

I am continuing to try to develop my skills in grisaille enamel painting. I have taken some shots of the process of developing the piece, so you can get some … Continue reading

February 18, 2009 · Leave a comment

Spirit Horse

This one was more challenging as I was working from a photo of a dark coloured horse and had to imagine more 😉 I wanted to challenge myself beyond the … Continue reading

January 24, 2009 · 1 Comment

Cassandra, Dionysus and Helen

I had so much fun making the “Eos kidnaps Tithonus” panel I decided I had better make a series of brooches. The red-figure and black figure imagery has always fascinated … Continue reading

November 15, 2008 · Leave a comment

Eos Kidnaps Tithonus

And now for something completely different! I have always been enamoured of Classical Greek pottery. I like the stylisation better than the classical realism – to me it is much … Continue reading

November 6, 2008 · Leave a comment

The Armless Maiden

These panels are a huge departure for me – the imagery, the medium and even the design process – which has been a difficult birth. They were fomenting in my … Continue reading

August 21, 2008 · Leave a comment

Bear

The bear is particularly connected with hero figures. In Norse mythology he is Bjorn, a prince who was turned into a bear, but retained his human form at night. For … Continue reading

July 19, 2006 · Leave a comment

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