Category Archives: ceramics

Tick tock….clocks

I have been busy making things all week but I couldn’t get any decent photos as it’s been so dull and dark, so those are for later. I can show you my raku clocks that are now adorning my walls, … Continue reading

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New Ikebana Bowls and Succulent Planters

I have ceramic pieces drying all over the studio, they all need to be bisque fired, glazed and fired again before I can get them in my shop. I have changed my production method slightly, the bowl part is wheel … Continue reading

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Ancient Tribal Jewellery Components

Remember not so long ago I designed some new ceramic jewellery components, mainly ceramic pendants with a hand carved and stamped design based on the whirlpool Corryvreckan? You can read about it here. I decided to use the same stamp … Continue reading

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Raku bowls hot out of the kiln this week.

Finally the weather was perfect last week for a couple of days of raku firing. The firing is done outside and you have to stand around whilst doing it so it has to be a fine day, it’s not  something … Continue reading

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Art Elements May Challenge – Tide Pools

When I saw the theme for the May challenge on Art Elements I was very excited, you might say obsessive as I thought of nothing else for 3 days. Then we went to Liverpool which gave my brain a rest. … Continue reading

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New Stoneware Bowls

It’s been a long winter this year, feels like I have been stuck inside for months. But I have been planning new work and dreaming of holidays by the sea. I should also confess to drinking wine by the log … Continue reading

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One year on.

What a week it’s been, we haven’t had as much snow as most parts of the UK but it is bitterly cold, and I did experience an earthquake at the start of the week. I’ve had my wheel for a … Continue reading

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I’m glazed over!!

It’s been a very busy week of glazing and firing. Also, I started out doing the last week of Dionne’s Drawing for Textiles course but I broke all my felting needles, the textile techniques came to a halt so I … Continue reading

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A week of this and that!

I started the week off throwing some pots with a new speckled stoneware clay and I loved it. Some clays just seem to handle better than others and this clay felt wonderful squeezing between my fingertips. Somehow I’ve forgotten to … Continue reading

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A week of finishing off and preparation

Not much to blog about this week, it’s been one of preparation to get ahead and finishing off stuff. I’m thinking about my spring events, I made a list ( I love making lists) of what stock I have left … Continue reading

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