By Harry Eyres
Source: Financial Times
Being an artist seems to require a magnification of ego, but being a craftsperson involves its diminution.
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Merete... set up in this quiet artistic corner off Peckham Road. The site of a former suitcase factory, big windows create a bright ambiance year round. The walls hint at her inspirations, displaying sketches, printouts of colourful 3D models of mathematical equations, a photograph of a clock face and another of a stadium.
Airy light studios close to the heart of Camberwell hosting a number of creative businesses including jewellers, sculptors, painters, wood carvers, architects, designers, set builders and ceramicists.
In 2009 former Turner Prize shorlisted, and 25-year studioholder at Vanguard Court, Cathy de Monchaux invited the Guardian into her studio.
Whitechapel takeover: artist Cathy de Monchaux's studio secrets
Singed sheets of paper, intricate battle scenes and unicorns by the dozen ... Cathy de Monchaux creaks open the studio door and, in words and images, shows us some of the magical things she's working on
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