“I launched Blond Eyed Girl in January last year and instantly loved the connection the brand gave me to stockists, buyers and other makers. I make satirical everyday objects that reflect my love of combining colours, words, things and materials. My range includes hand-made cards, enamel pin badges and collages. I trained as a sculptor and have recently explored ceramic techniques to translate my ideas into clay.” says Emma Barrow.Read More
Ceramics begun for me when I went to my first, free-form clay workshop at the Makerspace. That then led onto the 3-week throwing workshop in January this year. After my first session, I was straight back into the studio the following morning playing with the clay and making some very questionable shapes. It was so fun.Read More
Welcome to our very first ‘Maker of the Month’. Showcasing our members and giving you a peek inside the personalities and what’s being made in our space. Each month our chosen maker will give a show and tell at our open workshop (on the last Thursday of every Month), complete a Q&A interview on our blog and have their work on sale for 4 weeks in Café Saison in front of the Makerspace at Trinity Works.
This Month our Maker of the Month is Ceramicist Lizzie Croucher.Read More
We were very excited to finally get access to our Letterpresses this week that were in storage in the Old Bus Garage on Queen Street in Colchester…. but we were extremely disappointed to discover they were stolen (not by the gentlemen pictured!). We suspect dismantled and sold for scrap.Read More
We are currently writing an application to create a new Graduate Residency space for Essex Students. While this is being written, we have a small studio that is rentable by the day or week from just £15 per day or £100 per week. I ideal for those looking for a project space on a fixed term. Email Workshop Manager hello [at] makercampus.co.uk to book a viewing.Read More