imago corvi

adventures in enamelling, stories, music and travel

I Have Pieces in the British Museum!

I was delighted earlier this year to be approached by the British Museum to make some pieces to go with their “Scythians:¬†Warriors of Ancient Siberia” exhibitions. They are not, of … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 · 3 Comments

ETSY STORE

Whatever work I have in stock can be seen in my Etsy Store If you live in Toronto and would rather pick your piece up than pay shipping – call … Continue reading

July 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Limoges Champleve

I was contacted by the Museum in Worcester, MA to make a series of panels showing the way 13th C Limoges champleve was originally made. This is one of the … Continue reading

August 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lagan Love Collection: Leanan Sidhe

The Aes Sidhe (pronounced ees shee) are the fairy folk of Ireland. Literally it means the people of the mounds – as Irish flklore identifies mounds as the dwelling lace … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tree Forge

I have been finding that videos are a great way of letting people in to the process of making an enamel. Even after describing the progression people are often quite … Continue reading

April 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Etch Batch

I have written about production work before – but I find that stills often don’ t do justice to the labour and care involved – so I decided to make … Continue reading

March 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Production Work

Some days there’s just production work to be done. As a working craftsperson – not every day is spend designing and making barnd new things! The times when I have … Continue reading

February 2, 2011 · 2 Comments

Bowls

Well. As I mentioned in my last post, I was committed to making a bowl a week. Well it’s been a week and I’ve made four bowls! Hammering is really … Continue reading

May 9, 2010 · Leave a comment

Dream

I wanted to use this blog to document some of the processes that I deal with in enamelling. I have often set up the camera to take shots of the … Continue reading

March 30, 2010 · Leave a comment

Viking Horse

When I first started enamelling – I thought I would never want to do any technique except champleve. This viking horse (just finished this morning!) is typical of the designs … Continue reading

April 22, 2009 · 1 Comment

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