Spotlight on Mille Sandy

These Times and How We Maintained Focus 

Creative soul, Millie Sandy, is in the spotlight today, as part of our weekend celebration of  this years graduating cohort.

Millie writes-

‘Putto and the Unexpected Guest’ follows the story of a little cherub who struggles to identify love within himself and amongst his surroundings.

Confused by fellow putti, who spend their lives cultivating love through flowers and song, Putto turns to the Love Giants, inspired by the different forms of love according to the Ancient Greeks, to inquire about the unnamed burning sensation he frequently felt within himself.

With no luck, Putto begins a journey through nature, enjoying the simple things in life when he stumbles across his reflection within a puddle and soon realises what he had been missing.

This feeling was love and through his quest had discovered it did not only surface from the love received from others but could be felt through the love of oneself, the surroundings and of times gone by.

This message is emphasised through research of the Renaissance, a colour scheme developed from a trip to Rome and embedded through the use of recycled, ‘pre-loved’ materials.

In a time of uncertainty, where we must remain distant but strong, love still continues to hold this planet together.

PuttoPoem

 

theywateredtheirbuds

burningstARS

lovewasthesensation

Keep up your tremendous ethic Millie, you’re winning.

 

Go Jess……

These Times – How we Maintained Focus

How enterprising of one of our creative thinkers.

Jessica Morgan-Helliwell has produced an outline pattern for you to download and fill in with the colours of your choice.

It may inspire you to get more creative during these unique, home-based times.

Where will you get your colour reference from?

 

JMH flower colouring page copy

Jess says

I’d love to see all of your creations! So tag me on instagram/Facebook @Jmhtextiles and use the hashtag #colourwithjmh and ill repost your pictures on my social media! 
I have tagged an image of how I have coloured it in as well to give you some inspiration🤩

Who Works In A Space Like This?

These Times – How We Maintained Focus.

Yes, who does work in a space like this?

Staff have shared their temporary home working spaces.

Guess whose spaces they are?

Letters below the images

Share your guesses on your facebook pages.

ANSWERS TOMORROW

More images to share as we move around the house/studio in future posts.

 

 

Craftspace

In:site Festival 2019. September 2019 which took place in Birmingham UK city centre, in the grounds of St Philip’s Cathedral.

The public engaged with a selected group of designer/ makers from across the UK, and beyond, who were showing, demonstrating and sharing their craft skills.


They worked with clay, fabric, yarn and wood/acrylic.
I was thrilled to meet up with this year’s graduate Ryoji Morimoto before he returns to Japan next week. ✈️
He had produced such beautiful, coloured, engaging prints that it drew people in to have a closer 👀 .
They immediately began to stitch their favourite good luck symbol onto a working quilt.
The very best of luck 🍀 Ryoji on your career path as it unfolds in Japan
Thank you for being the most generous, kind, talented and thoughtful person during your three years with us in Bath.
Our loss is 🇯🇵 gain.


This opportunity is brought to the city each year by Craftspace.
Read all about them here http://www. craftspace.co.uk/about