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Ellie Burton

Ellie Burton

Ellie studied Art and Design in 2014 at Oxford and Cherwell Valley College. Graduated from De Montfort University, Leicester in 2017 in Designs Crafts where she fell in love with glass and developed a passion for the craft.

'Ever since the first induction into the hot glass workshop, I have fallen in love with the material. I am fascinated by the fluidity of hot glass and the control required to work with it. I particularly enjoy allowing the material to dictate the form of the pieces in a natural way. I also find the effect colour can have on the form of a piece extremely interesting. These pieces have been developed through experimenting with layering different colours both solid, and frit, to see how it affects the final form.'

'I am inspired by the concept of urban decay. The way man made structures become forgotten about and left to Mother Nature to reclaim.'

'I plan to continue exploring the way glass dictates its final form in a natural way, and also how I can further e... [more]

Ellie Burton Vessel I (EBU1/19)

Ellie Burton

Vessel I (EBU1/19)

Glass

Ellie Burton Vessel II (EBU2/19)

Ellie Burton

Vessel II (EBU2/19)

Glass

Ellie Burton Vessel III (EBU3/19)

Ellie Burton

Vessel III (EBU3/19)

Glass

Ellie Burton Vessel IV (EBU4/19)

Ellie Burton

Vessel IV (EBU4/19)

Glass

Ellie Burton Vessel V (EBU5/19)

Ellie Burton

Vessel V (EBU5/19)

Glass

Ellie Burton Vessel VI (EBU6/19)

Ellie Burton

Vessel VI (EBU6/19)

Glass

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