imago corvi

adventures in enamelling, stories, music and travel

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

The Year in Review

Well here we are in 2011. Already a whole decade of the new century has passed. It’s going so fast that I can barely keep up. When I look back … Continue reading

January 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Workspace

Work space is very personal to individual artists. I have always gone for a simple and functional space – not really caring what it looks like, since when I am … Continue reading

August 19, 2010 · 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

King Otter

Since my work is inspired by folklore and myth – a piece always starts with a story.In Irish folklore the otter is often characterized as a friendly and helpful creature, … Continue reading

September 11, 2009 · 4 Comments

Procrastination and the Creative Process

Well, I have distracted myself with grisaille enamel painting and SEO and this blog and starting a new business and production work and everything else I can think of – … Continue reading

April 25, 2009 · 4 Comments

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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