Posts Categorized: the crafted object

Inspiring : Sas and Fez {ceramics}

Moving between her tiny spare room that doubles as a studio and store room and the electric wheel set up in a corner of her lounge room {and thankful for a “long-suffering and extremely supportive husband who tends to turn a blind eye to my creative endeavours as they devour the house”}, Catherine Keany of… Read more »

Etsy : Is it on the slippery slope from handmade to manufacture?

 {all images are linked to their respective shops} There has been been a debate raging ever since Etsy decided to change its policies on what constituted ‘handmade’ late last year. Those policies now allow designers and makers to outsource a substantial amount of what they do to manufacturers. On the surface, that means that Etsy sellers… Read more »

The crafted object : Nora Leschinski ~ wood carver and illustrator

Nora Leschinski grew up in a remote mountain village in the green forested heart of Germany. It was the perfect starting point for a wood carver, and nature provided its designs for inspiration.     Studying sculpture at art school opened up a whole new vista for her, and there she discovered her love for images and stories told through… Read more »