Q&A with Mootsink

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What is your practice? Materials? Processes?
My illustrations are both hand drawn and digitally drawn then captured in glass and set in antique brass or silver plate.

What 5 words best describe your work?
Wearable, timeless, Steampunk, quirky, affordable.

Do you have any design heroes?
Hayao Miyazaki, Martin Tomsky, Nick Hubbard, Tim Burton.

Where is your studio?
In the corner of my bedroom.

Describe in 10 words a typical day in your studio
Get home from day job and tiredly create some jewellery.

Are you working on anything unusual at the moment? Commissions? New work?
I’m really pleased to have the honour of making quite a hefty order of jewellery for a wedding which will take place in December.

What will you be selling at the Christmas Bazaar? Anything new? Anything christmassy? Perfect christmas present?
A good full selection of my steampunk jewellery range which includes illustrated necklaces with fresh water pearls, bird skull necklaces with eyeball charms, eyeball and freshwater pearl earrings and illustrated rings. My work is great for all ages and sells at a very affordable price which makes a perfect extra stocking filler.

Tell us something we don’t know
I worked on Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride making the corpse brides hair and Victorias eyelids.

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