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Makers’ stories

Our makers are a collection of professionals who care passionately about their craft. They’ve hired a studio at Making Space for a long while. They’re our people.  

 

We’ve got to know them and the objects they make. Do take a few minutes to read their stories below and find out what makes them tick. If you’d like to keep in touch with our maker news, courses and help, please sign up to our maker newsletter at the bottom of the page. 

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Our makers

Agata is a figurative artist, specialising in painting and drawing. ‘My art is something more than exact depiction of the reality. It is my personal expression of thoughts and feelings, resulting from a perception of surrounding world, ruled and filtered by unknown processes from the…

Richard studied gilding at the University of Portsmouth and has now been gilding for over ten years. As well as teaching the fine art of gilding to participants of all levels he now practises a full range of professional gilding services including for internal and…

Julian is a Hampshire-based British milliner who specialises in handmade bespoke hats and headpieces.

I’m registered severely sighted with a condition called retinas pigmentosa but I’m also a visual artist. I’ve done art all my life and I’m not going to stop because I’m losing my sight. I’ve used my creative practice in helping me deal with the condition.I…

Kathryn Green is a freelance textile designer and lecturer. Her life and work experiences are diverse; each one contributing to her development and personal understanding, which she draws on for her textiles. Kathryn is currently exploring the traditional Japanese process of Shibori, which is a technique that uses methods of resistance within the…

Hannah is a fine artist/illustrator. Her work draws inspiration from the natural world, while incorporating surreal and often fantastical elements.With an eye for composition and utilising a combination of paint and highly detailed pen and ink line-work, she creates elegant and beautiful images.Originally studying Fashion Illustration at…


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