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Online examples of creative expression in Craft & Design from around the web.canada goose chateau parka

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Ceramics Meets Animation

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A clever piece created through combining ceramic pottery designs and the process of the zoetrope a traditional method for creating animation dating back to the 1830s.

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Timelapse Throwing


Potter Mike Eden demonstrates the process of throwing in a timelapse video.

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Spin the colour wheel


Take a quick skip through colour theory, and how some of modern art’s giants have put it into practice including Turner, Mondrian, Malevich and Klee.

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Skate Frames


Irish designer and skater James Carroll takes old boards and give them new life by turning them into picture frames, each with their own unique story to tell.

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Hack Things Better


Sugru. It’s Irish for ‘play’ and the possibilities are endless – modify, repair, protect or enhance virtually anything!

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Art of Fashion

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Featured in IMMA’s Art of Fashion exhibition earlier this year, Mary Katranzou puts the ‘room on the woman’. For interview: http://www.whatshewears.ie/mary-katranzu/

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Grayson Perry

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‘Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman’ is the Turner Prize winning artist Grayson Perry’s exhibition and memorial to the anonymous skilled individuals who made objects that live on in the British Museum.

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Power of Making

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What do words like “craft” and “skill” mean in 2011? That is one of the questions the V&A exhibition ‘Power of Making’ seeks to answer.

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Artist Shauna Richardson gives a glimpse into what it takes to make a lion out of a lamb…lambswool that is. A project for the 2012 Cultural Olympiad.

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A Ceadogán Rugs


If I wanted to make rugs this is where I would want to work. The traditional and the contemporary mashed up into one gorgeous movie.

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An investigative and exploratory hands-on gloves-off study into the practice of putting things off. Sometimes the only way to get something done is to do two dozen other things first.

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Form / Growth / Behavior


The Making of P_Wall. Artist Andrew Kudless describes the the making and installation of a 45foot long wall at the SanFrancisco Museum of Modern Art.

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Music as Medium


TateShots asked artists who use music in their practice to each make a music video. Liam Gillick is an internationally acclaimed artist whose work is often rooted in sculpture, design and architecture.

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Do Ho Suh - Staircase-III

Do Ho Suh

From the Tate Museum’s ‘Tate Channel’, Do Ho Suh’s sculptural installation with a focus on textile arts.

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Master of Metal

Carlos Neilbock

Vintage video of German metal master and artist Carlos Neilbock. Go behind the scenes for an insightful and engaging glimpse into the craft of metalworking.

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Project Ten Ten


American glass artist Danny Lane explains his stunning commission for Project Ten Ten at the Mint Museum Uptown.

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Always be knolling.


Don’t ask, just watch.

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A short stop animated movie showing the initial steps of the process involved in making a ceramic object.

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See what happens when Moleskin send Rogier Wieland a box of their notebooks.

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Schwood ya?

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Broken skateboard decks + creativity + craft = Beautiful sunglasses by Schwood.
Find out how here.

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Projected Drawings

Projected Drawings

New York’s The LAB Gallery, Presents: Helen Dennis ‘Projected Drawings’. Inspiring live drawing of an urban city-scape using hand drawing and multimedia.

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Bombs away!


Watch Magda Sayeg of ‘Nitta Please’ talk about ‘Yarn Bombing’ and the history of yarn graffiti

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Manuf®actured: The Conspicuous Transformation of Everyday Objects. A behind the scenes look during the installation of this amazing event.

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Finger Symbols


A beautiful and inspiring short film for Shetland Arts’ Bonhoga Gallery featuring contemporary jewellery for the hands using inspirational and imaginative materials and methods of making.

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Craft & Jelly


Craft and jelly? Bompas and Parr, jellymongers and artists. Notice the design and preparation behind the intricate custom made jelly moulds.

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