Category Archives: ceramics

A busy week

Sods law is when the house is at it’s worst with the velux windows going in, I happen to have loads of work on. I’ve been firing 2 kilns a day to keep up with custom orders glass fusing, porcelain … Continue reading

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New hand painted vases from Kiln Fired Art

I’m away at a craft fair today so I thought I’d show you some new handpainted vases that I’m taking along. It’s a rural area, a farming community so lets hope they sell, fingers crossed for good weather!

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New from Kiln Fired Art – Wonky Pots

I almost forgot to write my blog post this morning, I’ve been too busy having fun with clay,  and I’ve got the builders in doing some alterations. I’m not sure if I’m coming or going at times, I can’t find … Continue reading

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Eat, drink, craft and be merry!

Some photo’s from last weekend when my friend came over for a crafty weekend. The plan was to take lots of photo’s over the weekend but I forgot. We are all eating low fat but I found some recipes that … Continue reading

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It’s your fault Mr Wedgwood

I should be painting today but I couldn’t help myself, I got the clay out instead. I’ve been keen to have another go at agateware. This time I’ve used the same clay with stains to colour it. I knew I … Continue reading

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How precious metal lustre can give your ceramic jewellery a lift

I had a couple of quite boring ceramic pendants, the glazes were ok but this one was a boring sort of olive tan colour, not pretty. So I decided to try a technique which I’ve blogged about before, and add … Continue reading

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Birch inspired boxes

Wednesday – texture talk. If it’s Wednesday then I’m talking about textures, but it’s more than that. I’m really fascinated by the design process, what does on in a designers head between seeing something inspirational and producing a finished product. … Continue reading

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New porcelain paintings from Kiln Fired Art

New handpainted porcelain from Kiln Fired Art Some new handpainted porcelain vases went off to the local gallery this week, just in time for the food festival. I’ve only had my work in there for a month but it’s going … Continue reading

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Zentangles – my take on blue and white ceramics

Blue and white zentangle china. Just a quick post this morning as I’m busy busy today, painting for a gallery, pictures to follow. Here’s my take on blue and white porcelain, which I love so much. These zentangle drawings on … Continue reading

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Product photography – shiny porcelain bowls

I find shiny porcelain lustreware really difficult to photgraph because it’s so reflective, the last thing you want is to see an image of yourself or your furniture reflected in the bowls. And the light distorts the painting, I don’t … Continue reading

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