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Kick starting creativity with a workshop

I have spent the last 2 weeks getting my creative juices flowing by doing a workshop with Dionne Swift I chose to do Dionne’s online course Developing Sketchbooks. This is a very well structured course for developing creative ideas using … Continue reading

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What day of the week is it?

Since the turn of the year I seem to have my days all mixed up, I think because I’m not going to the gym (since OH’s accident) I have lost my ‘yardstick’ for measuring the passing of the days.  Before … Continue reading

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5 Highlights of 2017

I got a wheel                                                                          … Continue reading

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Catching up with my glazing

It’s been a very strange week, I have not had a lot of time to make anything new, and it’s bitterly cold out there. So I brought my glazes in to work by the log burner and finish some pots … Continue reading

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Last minute Christmas gifts ……

Looking for last minute Christmas gifts? Kiln Fired Art may have something for you if you like giving handmade presents. We all know someone who is an eco warrior, or loves anything recycled, or someone who drinks wine, beer or … Continue reading

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Making my own decals with a laser printer

I’ve made a big decision, I’m taking my work in an exciting new direction, finally I got a laser printer to make my own decals. Hopefully I will be introducing a line of functional ceramics with my ‘trademark’ wildlife drawings like … Continue reading

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Days out around Birmingham

We have  had a few days out and about around Birmingham with friends. I’m not a lover of busy cities but I enjoyed a trip into Birmingham to see the architecture, the library, galleries and the German Christmas market got … Continue reading

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A week of raku firing

I have spent most of my week raku firing leaves, beads and pendants to stock up my shop . I now have over 200 listings.  All these leaves are now in my Etsy shop, they are going fast. They look … Continue reading

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My Exploration Of The’ Upsidedown’

You may be thinking from my title that I’ve been watching Stranger Things on TV and you would be right, however that’s not what I’m talking about here, I’m talking about reflections. Remember my Druids Temple walk, the reflections of … Continue reading

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New work inspired by Diatoms

A succinct post from me today; I’ve so much I want to do, so in a nutshell here’s some new design work that’s keeping me occupied today. I’ve had a thing for diatoms for a long time but I’ve only … Continue reading

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