ceramics Tag

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...

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...

I've been experimenting again. In fact I think I'm always experimenting a bit. I always want to try out things and ideas that are new to me, so I rarely...

Last week I visited Kim Bagley's solo show 'Africa and the West' at the James Hockey gallery in Farnham. Kim has been working towards a PhD in Ceramics at the...

[caption id="attachment_1700" align="alignleft" width="225"] Thames River Bank[/caption] Last week I went on a very exciting trip to London to go 'Mudlarking' on the banks of the River Thames. Beach combing, to...

My adventure on the Crafts Council's Hothouse 2014 programme has almost finished. Thirty-eight emerging makers, including myself, were selected to take part in an intensive programme of business and craft development. We've...