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Will Shakspeare

Will Shakspeare

Artist Statement:

" I make a wide range of different designs which are constantly evolving. I deliberately design glass with a random factor, an aspect that is beyond my control. I try and use colour so that it affects the final shape of the piece in a natural and fluid way. In doing this I have to work with the glass rather than completely imposing my own constrictions.

I rarely measure a piece or write down exactly how I have made it. Sometimes this can lead to difficulties but it does mean that each design is less absolute and can evolve within its own parameters. Glass, as I know it, is a fluid material and I try and reflect that in my work.

I have many influences. Rock pools and water are constant factors in the Tableaux pieces. The glorious rich blues and greens of the Pembrokeshire shoreline and the silky pinks and golds of the Mediterranean Islands inspire the Nougat range, a tiny spider's nest - a collection of perfume bottles named Sputnik, and the textiles of South America - the Agate and Opal ranges.

Through each piece my inspiration from the world around me is evident, my surroundings and experiences are inextricably linked to my work. However the making, the history, the ideas are only a part. Just as important is what each piece says to you as you hold and look at it. Above all I want my work to speak for itself."

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Arran Coast Vase

Arran Coast Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£168

Arran Coast Vase

Arran Coast Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Arran Coast Vase

Arran Coast Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Bud Vase - Aqua

Bud Vase - Aqua

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£33

Bud Vase - Blue & Opal Marble

Bud Vase - Blue & Opal Marble

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Bud Vase - Caramel Marble

Bud Vase - Caramel Marble

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Bud Vase - Classic Blue

Bud Vase - Classic Blue

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£33

Bud Vase - Classic Purple

Bud Vase - Classic Purple

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£33

Bud Vase - Confetti Pinks

Bud Vase - Confetti Pinks

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Bud Vase - Green Marble

Bud Vase - Green Marble

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Coast Glass Vase

Coast Glass Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Flotsam Bowl - Blue

Flotsam Bowl - Blue

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£195

Frosty Hedgerow Clutch Jug

Frosty Hedgerow Clutch Jug

Glasswork

Glasswork

£60

Frosty Hedgerow Footed Bowl

Frosty Hedgerow Footed Bowl

Glasswork

Glasswork

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Frosty Hedgerow Vase

Frosty Hedgerow Vase

Glasswork

Glasswork

£84

Glass Bauble - Green and Opel Marble

Glass Bauble - Green and Opel Marble

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£20

Lustre Rocks XL Open Vase

Lustre Rocks XL Open Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Nougat Fruit Bowl - Multi Colours

Nougat Fruit Bowl - Multi Colours

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£128

Nougat Fruit Bowl - Multi Colours

Nougat Fruit Bowl - Multi Colours

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£130

Nougat Fruit Bowl - Opaque Multi Colours

Nougat Fruit Bowl - Opaque Multi Colours

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£165

Nougat Glass Jug

Nougat Glass Jug

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Nougat Vase - Multi Colours

Nougat Vase - Multi Colours

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£118

Paperweight - Frosty Hedgerow

Paperweight - Frosty Hedgerow

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£35

Posy Vase - Classic Green

Posy Vase - Classic Green

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£33

Posy Vase - Classic Purple

Posy Vase - Classic Purple

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£33

Posy Vase - Confetti Pinks

Posy Vase - Confetti Pinks

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Random Trail Vase - Aqua

Random Trail Vase - Aqua

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Seagrass Blossom Glass Bowl

Seagrass Blossom Glass Bowl

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Seagrass Blue/Green Glass Bowl

Seagrass Blue/Green Glass Bowl

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Seismic Bowl - White Lustre

Seismic Bowl - White Lustre

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Shallows - Tall Form in Pale Lime

Shallows - Tall Form in Pale Lime

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£396

Shallows Aqua Vessel

Shallows Aqua Vessel

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£230

Spring Hedgerow Bowl

Spring Hedgerow Bowl

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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XL Coast Sand & Aqua Vase

XL Coast Sand & Aqua Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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