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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

Rough finish of the backplate Taking off the z-axis nut for greater height The components so far The inscriptions on the back of the medals The ribbon ring ready to the heated

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 Plain white enamel dial by Ulysse Nardin Snow tiger miniature painting by Bovet Champlevé 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 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.

Recycling stainless steel Finished hammering a right angle on support foot Hammering in the vice Spot welder set up All the pieces together

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.

White enamel after firing cleaning after grinding Doing the white enamel spraying Kiln firing temperature Hot drying the groundcoat

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 outside face of the second ring Looking at the back of the dial through the back of the watch Second set of lugs nicely fluxed Reducing the inner section depth The recess for the top section cut in the middle section

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.

Grinding back to a flat surface Initial Design for the Frog Border Ring Soldered onto the Disc Grinding back again! After the third firing of enamel

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.

Top Piece of Enamel Cross Stem Piece of Enamel Cross Centre piece for the enamel cross Alpha Piece of Enamel Cross Omega 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!

Amber Enamel Necklace Cobalt Blue Necklace strip Peridot Green 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.

Right-hand original pencil design up close First coat of Lapis Blue applied Midway through engraving Bottom section with the next layer of enamel Applying enamel using a quill and a pointy tool

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

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.

Letter-L cloisonné enamel door knob by Mark Morris Cloisonné Letter S by Mark Morris Heart Surrounding the Letter M design by Mark Morris Cloisonné letter L graffiti art, top view Set of small sized doorknobs 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 Guild of Enamellers notice of upcomming exhibition The artist (me) and the miniature enamel painting The selected enamel box for the Heart of the Heat Exhibition Exhibition hall at the school of jewellery

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.

Louis Armstrong enamel box for the Royal Miniature Society Exhibition Swindon Advertiser's article about me exhibiting at the Royal Miniature Society Display cabinet with my enamel boxes inside Swindon Advertiser's article about my selection for the Exhibition The entries for the Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers