Monday, 27 December 2010

You Mug.


I Love My Booties!

How to...

An image looking at the amount of hair products we use on a daily basis- inspired by the number of hair products and tools invading my room at home. The time, effort and tools it takes to do one little hair docan be insane!

'The Four Stages of Tea'


Finito! Made quite alot of changes to this image in the end. I decided that the water element was missing, so I added the kettle and water. As I added the water going into the cup, I thought the milk, sugar grains and tea bag trails should be added too. So here it all is! Hope you like!

Friday, 17 December 2010

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Best. Invention. Ever.


The amount of times I flick that little red switch on this kettle in one day is insane. Whether I'm making a cup of tea, boiling an egg or filling up my hot water bottle, my kettle serves me well. I thought it deserved a little something in return!

Tuesday, 7 December 2010

Tea or Coffee?


Some reportage work of my favourite room in the house-the kitchen! In these winter times I find myself drinking even more tea than I usually do, so I pay these little jars regular visits.

Feeling Festive


Friday, 3 December 2010

Family Portrait Part 2











The new way to display family portraits, without the wall space!

Monday, 8 November 2010

Finding Beauty In The Strangest Things



I love the delicacy of tracing paper. This love has been enhanced by the nature of my process. I feel like they are a work of art in themselves! A happy accident almost-the missing abstract shapes, the jagged edge, the way you can vaguely see through the paper and clearly see through absent areas, but not enough to eliminate the ambiguity. I have captured them this time, and I think I shall start making a habit of this. I love them! Like I said, I find beauty in the strangest of things...

Some Good Old Fashioned Drawing




Friday, 29 October 2010

This old man gets a revamp!








To be continued...












Keep an eye out for my miniature greeting cards at the latest We Make London event!


I have posted off 40 miniature greeting cards of varying themes to the people at We Make London. You will be able to find these inside 40 of the 80 free goodie bags to be given away at the latest We Make London event. This is a Christmas themed craft fair taking place at Chelsea Town Hall on Saturday 4th December. So pop down and keep your eyes peeled!

Friday, 22 October 2010

A sneaky peek...




A sneak peek into my process. The finished piece can be seen as my blogs header above!

Monday, 18 October 2010

Chiko is my biggest fan

Why is it that when your fully focused on doing something, animals will choose that time to want your attention? Chiko is of the jealous kind and attention seeking kind. Whenever anyones attention is on anything but Chiko, he begs for attention with those bulbus eyes of his. So when he did this while I was photographing my stuff, I thought I'd give him a taste of what I was doing. He made for quite a cute model (but not one without attitude!). Here he is modelling one of my teacup necklace creations.

My creations are taking over my kitchen


My lack of studio/desk/workspace at the moment means that I often take over the kitchen table. The kitchen can be quite a distracting place to work though, what with all that yummy food around, it doesn't help that I'm making cupcake shaped brooches!

Saturday, 16 October 2010

Check out the online Craft Market!

After uploading my goods onto Etsy, I have discovered a whole other world of craft websites, communities and online markets! It's good to know people are still passionate about crafts. I've found there is a certain amount of snobbery surrounding the subject of crafts, it was almost considered a dirty word at Uni! This is why it's so inspiring to see what a nice little community we have going on. Anyway, on my world wide web travels, I stumbled across the Craft Market. This is an online virtual market where you can buy anything from craft supplies to handmade goodies! Check it out! http://www.virtualcraftmarket.com/?page_id=17&id=142

Monday, 11 October 2010

Check out my Etsy Shop!


I've just been working on my Etsy shop. It still needs alot of work and I've still got so much to upload, but atleast I've got the ball rolling! You can find my Etsy shop at:http://www.etsy.com/shop/tugbakop So take a look, and pop in again in a week or so, when hopefully it will be well on it's way!


In the meantime, here's a sneak preview of the goodies you will be able to find...^^^^^





Monday, 20 September 2010

My First Stall




















I set up my first stall on Sunday! As part of the Wanstead Art Trail, I was asked to set up a stall, I made a bit of cash and recieved some positive feedback from passers by, which is always nice. It was also nice to see which of my creations was most popular for future reference. Wanstead festival was on next door, so there was a good atmosphere, great turn out and lots to do! All in all, a good event and a good day!