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

The Golden Palace of the Sun

  This is the second in a series of pieces inspired by Russian lacquer boxes which, in turn, are inspired by fairy tales.¬†Often relegated to the status of children’s stories, … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Upstate New York

Now that my life on the road is getting less and less and my life at home more settled and even organized (!) I thought I would do a retrospective … Continue reading

July 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Festival Fever

Well – I am back from Old Songs. I had an amazing time. Caught up with old friends – and made some new. Heard some amazing sea chanties at the … Continue reading

June 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Old Songs Festival

After a cold and wet spring summer is suddenly upon us. In the past I would have been already on the road – but these days my schedule is greatly … Continue reading

June 13, 2011 · 2 Comments

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

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

The Gypsy Settles Down

I have been on the road for most of the summer – so it has been difficult to post. Between that and setting up my new enamel supply business – … Continue reading

August 25, 2009 · Leave a comment

St Joan

As I explore the possibilities of grisaille enamel – I thought I would investigate the possibilities of pre-Raphaelite style. I found this image of a Dante Rossetti painting in a … Continue reading

March 16, 2009 · Leave a comment

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