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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 Bowl

Arran Coast Bowl

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£190

Arran Coast Bowl

Arran Coast Bowl

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£195

Arran Pebble Closed Vase

Arran Pebble Closed Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£84

Arran Pebble Closed Vase

Arran Pebble Closed Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£120

Arran Pebble Closed Vase

Arran Pebble Closed Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£135

Arran Pebble Closed Vase

Arran Pebble Closed Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£190

Carnival (6.5cm)

Carnival (6.5cm)

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£17

Chaos Paperweight

Chaos Paperweight

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Chaos Paperweight

Chaos Paperweight

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£42

Coast Glass Bowl

Coast Glass Bowl

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Coast Glass Vase

Coast Glass Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£156

Flotsam Bowl - Blue

Flotsam Bowl - Blue

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£185

Frosty Hedgerow Bowl

Frosty Hedgerow Bowl

Glasswork

Glasswork

£60

Frosty Hedgerow Vase

Frosty Hedgerow Vase

Glasswork

Glasswork

£84

Gaudi Bowl

Gaudi Bowl

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£75

Glass Bauble - Black Pebble

Glass Bauble - Black Pebble

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£24

Glass Bauble - Blue & Opal Marble

Glass Bauble - Blue & Opal Marble

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£20

Glass Bauble - Carnival

Glass Bauble - Carnival

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£22

Glass Bauble - Confetti Blue & Green

Glass Bauble - Confetti Blue & Green

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£20

Glass Bauble - Confetti Pinks

Glass Bauble - Confetti Pinks

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£20

Glass Bauble - Green and Opel Marble

Glass Bauble - Green and Opel Marble

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£20

Glass Bauble - Red Classic

Glass Bauble - Red Classic

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£15

Glass Bauble - White Classic

Glass Bauble - White Classic

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£15

Lustre Rocks Closed Vase

Lustre Rocks Closed Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£118

Lustre Rocks Open Vase

Lustre Rocks Open Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£84

Lustre Rocks Open Vase

Lustre Rocks Open Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Lustre Rocks Paperweight

Lustre Rocks Paperweight

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Lustre Rocks Perfume Bottle

Lustre Rocks Perfume Bottle

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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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

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Nougat Nut Bowl - Multi Colours

Nougat Nut Bowl - Multi Colours

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£85

Nougat Nut Bowl - Multi Colours

Nougat Nut Bowl - Multi Colours

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£85

Nougat Nut Bowl - Multi Colours

Nougat Nut Bowl - Multi Colours

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£85

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 - Blue Marble

Posy Vase - Blue Marble

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£35

Posy Vase - Classic Green

Posy Vase - Classic Green

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£35

Seagrass Bowl (heavyweight) - Autumn

Seagrass Bowl (heavyweight) - Autumn

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Seagrass Bowl - Winter

Seagrass Bowl - Winter

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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Seagrass Glass Weight - Blues

Seagrass Glass Weight - Blues

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£84

Seagrass Glass Weight - Pinks

Seagrass Glass Weight - Pinks

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£84

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

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Shallows Paperweight

Shallows Paperweight

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£60

Small Chaos Paperweight

Small Chaos Paperweight

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£20

Small Chaos Paperweight

Small Chaos Paperweight

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£20

Spring Hedgerow Bowl (small)

Spring Hedgerow Bowl (small)

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£65

Spring Hedgerow Clutch Jug

Spring Hedgerow Clutch Jug

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£68

Wavy Dish - Blue Marble

Wavy Dish - Blue Marble

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£35

Wavy Dish - Classic Aqua

Wavy Dish - Classic Aqua

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£35

Wavy Dish - Gaudi

Wavy Dish - Gaudi

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£35

White Pebble Closed Vase

White Pebble Closed Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£108

White Pebble Closed Vase

White Pebble Closed Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£68

White Pebble Closed Vase

White Pebble Closed Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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White Pebble Closed Vase

White Pebble Closed Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£108

White Pebble Closed Vase - Large

White Pebble Closed Vase - Large

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£156

White Pebble Open Vase

White Pebble Open Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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White Pebble Open Vase - X Large

White Pebble Open Vase - X Large

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

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White Pebble Open Vase - X Large

White Pebble Open Vase - X Large

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

Sold

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