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The muted colours of Sussex in Winter and Spring must have been seeping into my thoughts and into my work over the past few months. Some new ideas and pieces...

'Pursuit of Intrigue' is the title of a new short film made about my work. The film offers a sensitive portrait of my current work; focusing in on my ceramic and mixed...

Last week I had some of my work photographed by the expert craft photographer Yeshen Venema. The experience was both enlightening and enjoyable. I got to witness the photographer's process...

I'm endlessly inspired by the sea and my visits to the beach, even if I don't actually fancy a swim right now! But recently I've been enjoying the local hills...

I was a tad busy this Autumn/Winter. If I try to put it all down I realise it looks a bit like a Christmas round robin letter - a lengthy listing of...

I've been developing an idea based on buoys (the kind that are often used by boats, or on fishing nets) and particularly the broken and tangled versions I sometimes found washed up...

[caption id="attachment_1868" align="alignleft" width="317"] Elaine Bolt, porcelain with green glaze[/caption] My latest firing included porcelain pieces glazed in the new green colours that I've been focusing on, along with the dark, almost...

I have a special liking for slightly deserted landscapes with that abandoned dilapidated look going on. Dungeness on the Kent coast has to be my favourite place to experience this kind of...

Over the last few months, along with other things, I've been working on developing a new range of teabowls which will feature various complementary glazes.There's something very special about the teabowl, with...

Some test pieces from my latest firing My latest firing included a mix of pieces heading for galleries and forthcoming shows. It also included some tests to try out different clay...