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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

Unexpected problem with clamping Heating up the joint Blind hole so that's as far as they go Taking off the z-axis nut for greater height The inscriptions on the back of the medals

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

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

Watch case

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

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

Watch and movement Watch Case with cloisonne frog dial

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.

Finished hammering a right angle on support foot The main section marked out All the pieces together Adding adjustment with Irwin pliers Better fit this time

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.

Drying the steel ellipse after washing Dried groundcoat before firing Clamping for cutting at the front Checking the litmus paper mixing white enamel for spraying

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!

Middle section with addition pre-tapped holes drilled Making the inner section circle Base section fit into middle section Stake for hammering the ring Annealing the bar with a torch

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.

Cleaning in the sonic bath Border Ring After grinding back After firing after the second grinding back Holding the finished engraving

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.

Whole cross from the top down view Signiature on the Stem Piece Omega Piece of Enamel Cross Stem Piece of Enamel Cross Top Piece of 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.

In the kiln Omega drawn out Finished Cross with some perspective The top section is next Grinding back the enamel to flat

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.

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

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.

Transparent Red Cloisonné Enamel Pret-a-Manger Star Letter-N Cloisonné Enamel Doorknob by Mark Morris Clos Des Papes Wine Bottle Cloisonné enamel by Mark Morris Red and White Grapes Cloisonné Enamel by Mark Morris Letter-M Cloisonné Enamel with Twirls by Mark Morris

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 front view Rectangular Enamel Box Rectangular Enamel Box opened up

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.

Entries for the Heart of the Heat Exhibition Exhibition hall at the school of jewellery My page in the Heart of the Heat Exhibition Catalogue Heart of the Heat Exhibition Catalogue Cover The selected enamel box for the Heart of the Heat Exhibition

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.

Display cabinet with my enamel boxes inside At the Mall Galleries in London Baby Orla enamel box for the Royal Miniature Society Exhibition Swindon Advertiser's article about me exhibiting at the Royal Miniature Society Louis Armstrong enamel box for the Royal Miniature Society Exhibition