Category: Plaiting

Cone Weaving Drawings

Following on from the initial Cone Weaving Investigations (see post) on day one of the the Ruthin Studio Trials, Ricardo and I were still engrossed by the various activities from the two days, and on a mission to make meaningful progress on drawing the geometric woven cone. It’s great how a problem starts to make sense the more you puzzle over it, and how it occupies your mind when you should be doing something else.

Cone Weaving Investigations

Stephanie had posed a question to the group about how a woven cone might be designed with various heights and slopes. I did not want to work from a template, but was interested to investigate how the template had been designed. In order to understand the problem more clearly, I started by making a series of cone samples, or a cone family.

Devon Studio Trials

On 7th March 2020, the Forces in Translation team headed off to Devon for our first set of studio trials.  The group for these trials was Stephanie Bunn, Ricardo Nemirovsky, Mary Crabb, Geraldine Jones,...

Plaiting Conversation with Mary Crabb

2nd December 2019 Dear Stephanie, Hillary, Geraldine and Ricardo I’m sending you a few images and short films of some 3D plaits that I have woven and one that I can’t work out how...

Tinkering with Curves

Open invitation to take part in Tinkering with Curves at the Byre Theatre, University of St Andrews, 17th April 2018, 10am-1pm.