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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

Bud Vase - Lagoon

Bud Vase - Lagoon

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£35

Carnival (6.5cm)

Carnival (6.5cm)

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£17

Chaos Paperweight - Large

Chaos Paperweight - Large

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£40

Coast Glass Bowl

Coast Glass Bowl

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£65

Coast Glass Vase

Coast Glass Vase

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£156

Flotsam Vase - Medium

Flotsam Vase - Medium

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£195

Frosty Hedgerow Bowl

Frosty Hedgerow Bowl

Glasswork

Glasswork

£60

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 - Medium

Lustre Rocks Closed Vase - Medium

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£140

Nougat Bowl - Large

Nougat Bowl - Large

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£215

Nougat Vase - Small

Nougat Vase - Small

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£75

Paperweight - Frosty Hedgerow

Paperweight - Frosty Hedgerow

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£35

Posy Vase - Blue & Opal Marble

Posy Vase - Blue & Opal Marble

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£35

Posy Vase - Classic Green

Posy Vase - Classic Green

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£35

Posy Vase - Lagoon

Posy Vase - Lagoon

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£35

Posy Vase - Lime

Posy Vase - Lime

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£35

Seagrass Bowl - Mini Blossom

Seagrass Bowl - Mini Blossom

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£58

Seagrass Bowl - Mini Sea

Seagrass Bowl - Mini Sea

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£58

Seagrass Heavy Weight Bowl - Arctic

Seagrass Heavy Weight Bowl - Arctic

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£98

Seagrass Heavy Weight Bowl - Blossom

Seagrass Heavy Weight Bowl - Blossom

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£98

Seagrass Heavy Weight Bowl - Sea

Seagrass Heavy Weight Bowl - Sea

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£98

Seagrass Paperweight - Arctic

Seagrass Paperweight - Arctic

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£84

Seagrass Paperweight - Sea

Seagrass Paperweight - Sea

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£84

Seagrass Vase - Medium

Seagrass Vase - Medium

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£195

Shallows - Tall Form in Pale Lime

Shallows - Tall Form in Pale Lime

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£396

Shallows Paperweight

Shallows Paperweight

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£60

Spring Hedgerow Clutch Jug

Spring Hedgerow Clutch Jug

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£68

Wavy Dish - Classic Aqua

Wavy Dish - Classic Aqua

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£35

Wavy Dish - Gaudi

Wavy Dish - Gaudi

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£35

Wavy Dish - Lagoon

Wavy Dish - Lagoon

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£35

White Gloss Pebble Open Vase - Medium

White Gloss Pebble Open Vase - Medium

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£110

White Gloss Pebble Open Vase - X Large

White Gloss Pebble Open Vase - X Large

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£240

White Matt Pebble Closed Vase - Medium

White Matt Pebble Closed Vase - Medium

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£110

White Matt Pebble Closed Vase - Small

White Matt Pebble Closed Vase - Small

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£78

White Matt Pebble Closed Vase - X Large

White Matt Pebble Closed Vase - X Large

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£195

White Matt Pebble Open Vase - Large

White Matt Pebble Open Vase - Large

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£156

White Matt Pebble Open Vase - Large

White Matt Pebble Open Vase - Large

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£156

White Matt Pebble Open Vase - Small

White Matt Pebble Open Vase - Small

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£68

White Matt Pebble Open Vase - X Large

White Matt Pebble Open Vase - X Large

Hand Blown Glasswork

Glasswork

£195

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