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Planet Pisces

Working on my new mannequin Lamp Planet Pisces.  The light source will emerge from the head and body with entwined fish logo and pierced constellation on the back and head.  At the moment I am making some clay fish to be embedded into a perspex lake to be part of the design. I'm excited about lighting this one could this be the start of planet mannequin! who knows? 

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Fallen Memorial

Found on a Mannequin Reclaim Farm in Lincolnshire owned by Roz Edwards who has a company called Mannakin, my male abandoned very Russian Looking chap sat around my studio for quite some time. Then with a germ of an idea and several pieces of reclaim that was sitting around in my studio, I set to work with my Bosch hand tool to cut out sections of the body, this is important for me as i like to think about how the light will work. I used fibreglass resin then. to make it look like the cut outs had a stone like texture. The horse headdress was a little svelter ornament, the base was removed and to be able to fit...

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My latest Series of Fine Art Prints Through the Window

We all seem to be viewing the world behind a wall or a window in this sad pandemic of Covid 19. Because i can't photograph anything at the moment I have been trawling through the many shoots that I have in my back catalogue.  I wanted to express an air of beauty and pathos with the unreality of all that is happening in this strange new world. I hope you enjoy viewing them through your computer window in my new shop section Fine Art Prints. Stay Safe Mel 

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