LOUISE FRANCES SMITH

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Local Materials, Seaweed and Clay – ACE Funded Project

Last summer I was incredibly lucky to be awarded an Arts Council grant called ‘Developing Your Creative Practice’. The title of my funded project is ‘Local Materials, Seaweed and Clay’ – my funding application outlined a three phase project that would take place over an 11 month period starting in June 2021. Phase 1 Research how to identify, collect and process local seaweed and clay; Experiment turning materials into inks, slips, sculptural materials, paper and more; Online glaze development course – learn how to turn seaweed into an ash glaze; Learn about the local landscape and changing coastline. Phase 2

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