Phone:07970958324

Email:diharding70@gmail.com

Website:http://diharding.com

Region:North West England

Technique:Cold work, Kiln work

Occupation:Artist

Discipline:Decorative, Fine art, Sculptural

Areas of Interest:Competitions, Exhibition, Sponsorship

Product:Sculptural, Table ware, Wall pieces

Country:United Kingdom

County:Cheshire


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Di Harding

I finished my degree in contemporary crafts at Manchester University in 2002 and since then have been working in glass, wax and paint. I have a glass studio at home and also I am a artist at Vale Artists Studios in Congleton. Cheshire. My work is about revealing hidden imagery, capturing dynamic colour combinations which evoke and transform initial observations of land and nature into an expressionistic and ethereal style.

My new work is layering images into block of glass either by using ceramic decals or coloured layers abstracted, plus quirky lost wax castings of found or constructed objects.
The inspiration is from nature and the paintings that I am working on in Wax and Oil

trees , 10 layers of glass with decal imagery

hybrid , fused glass copper and textiles

head & tail , diharding

sketchbook poppy , diharding

pate de vere /orange and gold heart

abstract poppy curve , fused and curved glass

beneath the glacier , diharding

birdbath/fountain

fused and painted /old chapel