Since its set up in 2001, Splodge Designs has a history of well organised, creative and successful projects with mixed age ranges.
We are specialists in:
• Carnivals and events, building costumes large and small.
• Public Art commissions and consultation with community involvement.
• Heritage projects; education and learning through art, design and research.
• Soundscapes and light projects, using animation, images, recordings and 3D mapping.
• Lantern making with light, willow and large scale structures.
• Game design, designing and building games.
We are a regularly commissioned company for community ventures with Hampshire County Council, Havant Borough Council and Portsmouth Art Services. Splodge Designs has been involved in many different public art and community projects from working with HMS Alliance to build a 14 metre long submarine to Palmerston Road Regeneration Project, designing and creating bronze rubbings and silk paintings with the community.
Artistic Director Clare Jefferson Jones is a freelance artist based on the South Coast. Clare works with a variety of media in both 2D and 3D formats including textiles, projections and wire. Her latest pieces are a combination of textures and line to represent both reality and dreams. Since Clare completed her degree she has continued to explore textiles, visual imagery and sculpture as an artist through individual works, commissions and site-specific installations.
She collaborates with Paul Jones to create light projections and soundtracks that respond to their space or tell a story.
Co Director Paul Jones, specialises in sound, recording, composition and also structural design. Paul has a Degree in Music Production, which he has utilised within various creative projects in the form of composing and recording music and soundtracks, as well as recording and editing other performers and interviewees. He has had a variety of live performance experience, both as a singer/guitarist and as an actor. Paul is a qualified teacher with extensive experience of teaching a wide range of ages and abilities.