Being a Maker & Tiny Pots in Lockdown: Voices of Makers #12

Tiny hand thrown pots came to represent the emotional journey of lockdown for ceramicist Fran Marquis while she experimented with new glazes, Instagram, threw for the NHS and rethought her […]

Voices of Makers #10

As we head towards the one-year mark Claire Heminsley of Incahoots considers what has changed since her Voices of Makers blog last year, the trickiness of lockdown, and the enormous amount of learning […]

Resources to Help Makers Thrive & Stay Creative in 2021

Making sustainable livelihoods is core to all AAS activities and to help makers to access advice, information and inspiration we have curated 30 resources from our newsletters this year. In […]

Voices of Makers #9

The impact of lockdown on her business Anarkik3D Ltd gave jeweller Ann Marie Shillito time to have fun with its 3D modelling programme and experiment with 3D printing on some […]

AAS Launches New CraftToolkit to Support Makers

A new free online CraftToolkit developed by Applied Arts Scotland as part of the British Council Crafting Futures programme has been launched to support makers to identify, understand and advance […]

Voices of Makers #8

When the usual roller coaster of making and exhibiting changed into an emotional roller coaster designer-maker Olive Pearson adapted to explore new ways of working and selling. Our Voices of Makers blog […]

Voices of Makers #7

Understanding that this is a marathon not a sprint and giving herself permission to pause has led Claire Heminsley of Incahoots to change her way of life, learning new things […]

Voices of Makers #6

Juggling a family in lockdown with making and selling, textile designer Lorna Brown describes enjoying creative time with the kids, selling online, making scrubs for the NHS, a renewed love […]

Voices of Makers #5

Creators of handcrafted lighting and product design and AAS Member, Yellow Broom, is made up of Clare Waddle and David Robson. Clare describes slowly learning to ride the lockdown wave […]