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This thesis explores the inspirations and passions which transform my ideas into physical forms. My thesis work is the integration of the visual, the tactile and my personal spiritual search through my experiences with nature. As an artist, it is important for me to represent a visual balance, combined with tactile qualities, to create a sense of movement. This is achieved by layering metals such as copper, sterling silver and brass. In combination with the traditional metalsmithing techniques of embossing, granulation, anticlasitic forming and raising, I create work which has life and takes the ...
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