Its finally over, the last couple of years of studying and having gained a wealth of skills and experience its now time to put these into use. But before I embark on the next leg of the journey, a quick overview of my studies in pictures below. You can read a written article of my studies on The Prince of Wales website.
Detail of ceramic tiles made in the “‘cuerda y arista” style (meaning rope and edge as the style is similar to textiles) with one of the patterns I designed this year called “Lojjaboti”
Selection of crafts made this year with silk scarves and ceramics
Finished Islimi design in gouache
The silk scarf being made
Watercolour drawing of Lojjaboti
Hand painted ceramic plates and fresco.
Lojjaboti design painted and fired
Handmade geometric tiles
Sample tiles of Egyptian pastes
Creating Egyptian blue pigment
Creating Egyptian Blue Pigment
Handmade encaustic tiles
Handmade Madder watercolour painting
Hand painted bird bowl
Persian style handmade ceramic plate with Tower of London Ravens design
23 3/4 carat leaf gilded panel with four fold pattern, burnished.
Raised guilded letter A with gouache and watercolour diaper detail. Shell gold border.
Detail of wax application on scarf
Separating liquid from solid
Painting the Indian miniature
Handmade watercolour palette
Painting Stained glass
Making Cochineal Watercolour
Painting traditional Moroccan Zouaq
Completing the Islimi design
Hand prepared pigments
Applying design to ceramic tile by “pouncing”