I've just finished work on the design for Tenterhooks' new performance MESS.
MESS is a piece of classroom theatre for young people with complex learning needs. An ordinary daily routine turns into an extra-ordinary adventure, full of character clowning, harmony singing, intensive interaction, suspense and surprise!
MESS will be touring schools around Scotland from next week.
Check out the MESS website for more info!
Making a start on a new game, currently bashing together the idea of twirling round and visuals inspired by the Book of Kells.
Working this week on a development of the Two Detectives show The Museum of Mistakes was a lot of fun!
Here are some photos I just received of members of the Loch Arthur Camphill Community trying on costumes I made them for their upcoming performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream. A huge thank you to the lovely Paragon music company who are running this wonderful project, and to Sarah Rose Graber for getting me involved.
Yep, the Southside Games Festival was really fun!
I met some lovely developers and got really helpful feedback from players. It's left me excited to get started on a new game.
Here's a quick test of a puppet I've been working on over the last fortnight. This puppet is an updated version of one I've been using for the past couple of years in our show Call of Nature. I wanted to get a bit more life into the character as it interacts up close with the audience during the show. This is the first time I've made an eye blink mechanism, which went okay, and I used a new method for articulating the ears which is simpler to operate than ones I've made in the past. Now I just need to practice
I am a Glasgow based visual artist and maker