porcelain Tag

My firings use a gas kiln, in reduction, and such firings can always be a little unpredictable. I've become used to the subtle changes that occur from firing to firing and...

Objects, stories and lost spoons 'Objects can tell stories' is a tag line that I use for my work and its an idea I find I keep coming back to. Objects both found...

Warm Chocolate I've been working on some new clay and glaze combinations lately, inspired by woodland walks (my previous post has more on this). My latest firing included pieces using these tones,...

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...

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...

[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...

Hothouse 4: New Ashgate Selects 21 June to 2 August 2014 [caption id="attachment_1607" align="alignleft" width="289"] Elaine Bolt mixed media object[/caption] The New Ashgate Gallery in Farnham, Surrey, has invited 12 makers from this year's...

Right now I'm in the process of selecting work to show at the Contemporary Crafts Festival at Bovey Tracey in Devon which takes place next weekend. Some new pieces that are heading for the festival are...