The Ewing Workshop is open to private commissions.
If you have a certain piece in mind please do not hesitate to contact me at:-
Phone:- (UK) 07940167474
I have, on occasion, been asked to reproduce artefacts from history or the work of other artists. However, as you may have seen, I work to my own unique style and copying the work of others is not something I would ever consider.
To my mind, artistic integrity is very important and although in some cases the creator of the original piece may be long dead (sometimes by centuries), I prefer to work to my own style and standard rather than lose my creativity in the creation of a facsimile.
All requests for commissioned pieces will be considered, but I am not open for the reproductions of other peoples work. Thank you.
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Caption: “The Ewing Workshop”
Description: “Creations from the workshop of James Ewing.”
The work you will find here represents the culmination of skills I have learned from time spent in various places of employment and five years of higher education (which resulted in a B.A. (Hons) in Design Crafts). Also, some techniques that I have discovered and studied through personal interest.
It has always been my opinion that an artist should strive to better themselves at every available opportunity. This is why, when left to my own devices, I will always design a piece which is above my skill set and then raise my skill set to meet the challenge.
My work is driven by escapism, intrigue and the mysterious. I draw a lot of inspiration from the myths and legends that surround the world of magical creatures.
I find stories of the mysterious and unexplained fascinating and I am especially intrigued by any tales that pertain to such things as Vampires, Werewolves, Trolls, Faeries and so on and so forth.
It is these myths and legends that have driven me to create a world of my own, and it is from this world that many of the items you will see in these pages have sprung.
Although my work comes from the realms of the fantastic, I pride myself on creating pieces that are believable, functional and in some small way based in reality. The thought that the spell may be broken by picking up and manipulating one of my pieces only to find that it doesn’t feel right in the hand, or that it would not perform the task for which it was created, is abhorrent to me.
Craftsmanship is very important. Most of the work that goes into one of my pieces may never be seen but without it, the piece would not be whole. It would be hollow, a mere shell of its full potential.
I hope this gives some insight into my methods and inspirations and I hope you will enjoy looking at my work.