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Girl Chorister Medals

Published Dec. 5, 2019, 4:02 p.m.

Photos showing a project to design and make two chorister medals for Gloucester Cathedral's Girl Choristers

The ribbon ring ready to the heated Checking the fit with the middle section Rough cutout of the ellipse Change of mind using non-radiused arm for ribbon holder Putting a radius on the ribbon arm

The 2019 Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers annual Exhibition

Published Nov. 20, 2019, 11:53 a.m.

Photos for the RMS annual exhibition. Since I enterred 5 pieces last year, I desperately tried to enter five again this year as this would qualify me to become an associate member of the society.

RMS entries 2019

The 2018 Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers annual Exhibition

Published Nov. 19, 2018, 2:43 p.m.

These photographs relate to the Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers 2018 Exhibition at the Mall Galleries in London.

Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers entries for 2018 exhibition

watch_dial_examples

Published Sept. 4, 2018, 10:13 a.m.

Showing some great dials and watches that I admire

Plain white enamel dial by Ulysse Nardin Champlevé watch dial by Vacheron Constatin Snow tiger miniature painting by Bovet Guilloché dial by Ulysse Nardin Cloisonné watch dial by Vacheron Constatin

Watch case

Published Aug. 15, 2018, 9:20 p.m.

A Gallery to showcase the watch case I'm making.

Watch Case with cloisonne frog dial Watch and movement

Trivet for elliptical plaque

Published Aug. 8, 2018, 2:10 p.m.

Some photos showing the making of a trivet for supporting some elliptical enamel pieces that I've been painting.

support foot before right-angle bend Hammering in the vice Checking the ellipse fits snuggly into the trivet Hammering action shot Adjusting by adding and extra triangle

Making elliptical enamel plaques

Published Aug. 6, 2018, 10:55 a.m.

These elliptical enamel plaques are 150mm by 90mm for the major and minor axis. They're made out of low carbon steel and enamelled with steel ground coat followed by opaque enamel. Here's some photos showing how they were made.

Plywood Ellipse clamp mixing white enamel for spraying Makeshift drying oven White enamel after firing Going into the kiln

Watch Case Progress

Published Feb. 5, 2018, 10:05 a.m.

A Gallery to show the process of discovering how to make a watch case. Very useful for me to see what I did when coming back to this in future.

I'll add more descriptions shortly, there's quite a bit of catching up to do - been busy lately!

Cutting the back section ring on the lathe Middle watch section with strap holder pins Setting up the lathe to do the top section cut Cutting the grooves for the lugs to go Checking inner and middle watch section fit

Cloisonné Amazon Frog

Published Dec. 15, 2017, 12:43 p.m.

This gallery shows the steps to making an cloisonné domed silver disc with an Amazon rainforest frog design. This is a similar method to what I used for making the cloisonné cabinet doorknobs, except, here, I'm experimenting a bit by soldering a border ring around the piece at the start.

Kiln Ready for Firing the Piece Engraved Disc Placed Next to Design Grinding back again! After the third firing of enamel Grinding back to a flat surface

Cloisonné Enamel Doorknobs Project

Published Dec. 1, 2017, 12:52 p.m.

This was a commission to produce 26 cloisonné enamel cabinet doorknobs for a handmade kitchen.

MORE PHOTOS COMING WHEN I'VE SORTED THEM OUT!

Cloisonné Enamel Doorknobs collection

Medieval Enamel Cross

Published Sept. 30, 2016, 10:50 a.m.

Showing an enamel cross done in a medieval style. The cross is 14 inches tall and 8 inches wide. The piece was done in six interlocking sections with the joint becoming part of the design.

All the Pieces with the nails Whole cross from the top down view Signiature on the Stem Piece Omega Piece of Enamel Cross Centre piece for the enamel cross

Simple Necklaces

Published June 20, 2016, 10:32 a.m.

Some necklaces I made from enamel sample strips. My wife was very taken with the selection of samples that she wanted some to wear!

Peridot Green Necklace Cobalt Blue Necklace strip Amber Enamel Necklace

Blender 3D modelling

Published June 9, 2016, 11:14 a.m.

Some images from blender 3D that I've made.

Fabergé Style Egg

Enamel Cross Project

Published June 21, 2015, 3:57 p.m.

Project to create an enamel cross roughly 14 inces tall and 8 inches wide.

Here's a selection of images, in chronological order, showing the progress of the project to completion.

Design style reference Nails and my sore fingers Alpha Piece of Enamel Cross Check it still fits again Polishing with fine pumice

Sample Floor Tile Strips

Published Sept. 29, 2014, 3:58 p.m.

I worked with Seth Stein Architects to create some enamel strips that were to go between the floor tiles in one of the properties the Architects were developing in Chelsea. I made some initial samples and, of these, a few key colours were chosen to create a mockup for Seth Stein's client to see.

Sample floor tile strips 1 to 6 Floor tile strip mockup Sample floor tile strips 7 to 12 The last of the sample tile strips

Cloisonné Enamel Doorknobs

Published April 30, 2014, 4:26 p.m.

Gallery showing the finished cloisonné enamel doorknobs. I took these photos outside trying to get the best view and the best light.

Cloisonné Letter V by Mark Morris Cloisonné Letter M - side view Cloisonné Wine Glass Enamel by Mark Morris Cloisonné Letter M with a nice sandwich effect background Opaque Red Pret a Manger Star Cloisonné Enamel Doorknob

Enamel Tests

Published April 3, 2014, 7:01 p.m.

All things to do with enamel testing.

Milton Bridge Enamels High Resolution tests Milton Bridge Enamels Test Strips

Rectangular Enamel Box

Published Dec. 1, 2013, 4:53 p.m.

The lid and the base are made from copper which has been press formed into shape. The mount is machined from solid brass plate and then polished to give a lasting shine.

The actual dimensions of the box (including the mount) are 84mm x 66mm with 31mm height. There may be some slight variation as all the boxes and mounts are individually crafted.

Rectangular Enamel Box opened up Rectangular Enamel Box Rectangular Enamel Box front view

The Heart of the Heat Exhibition

Published Nov. 30, 2013, 10:56 a.m.

Heart of the Heat exhibition held at the School of Jewellery, Birmingham, UK.

My page in the Heart of the Heat Exhibition Catalogue Guild of Enamellers notice of upcomming exhibition Box that made it into the exhibition Entries for the Heart of the Heat Exhibition Heart of the Heat Exhibition Catalogue Cover

The Royal Miniature Society's Annual Exhibition

Published Nov. 1, 2013, 11:55 a.m.

The Royal Miniature Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers hold an annual exhibition at the Mall Galleries in London. These photo's relate to their 2013 exhibition.

Classic Chrysler Car enamel box for Royal Miniature Society Exhibition The enamels displayed The entries for the Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Mark next to the display cabinet Display cabinet with my enamel boxes inside