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Ceramic workshops in Hastings

Olivia came down from Durham last weekend to learn how to smoke fire the ceramic torsos she had been making in school. Her parents rented a cottage nearby, and the family went sightseeing to Dungeness while Olivia came here for the workshop. … Continue reading

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Residential ceramic workshops in Hastings

  I am running short residential ceramic workshops from my studio in Hastings. Perfect if you fancy a short break by the glorious seaside along with a chance to try your hand at pottery. I also teach the wonderful, random art … Continue reading

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Ceramic torsos – angel

Very smoke fired ceramic torso with a pair of wings; the piece is made in 3 parts and the dimensions is about 23” x 37” or 60 cm x 93 cm. I like the way the wings are seriously scorched. This … Continue reading

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The beauty of dissolving

This is how you can re-use old clay. Allow the water to dissolve and break down old structures. then, you dry the clay slurry on plaster bats and start again. http://www.annakeiller.com

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Hen parties and clay

Clare is getting married in the morning… Her sister Lucy arranged for the hen party to come for a ceramic workshop to make some celebratory  hens. And pheasants. The plan is that the bird sculptures will be ready for the wedding and displayed … Continue reading

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Smoke firing One on One Workshop

Alexis Mary has just returned from Austin, Texas, with a load of ceramic sculptures she wants to smoke fire. She booked a One on One smoke firing workshop in my studio in Hastings.  I really like her work, and I … Continue reading

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Sold, ceramic torso

So I got an email from an art collector in Sydney who wanted to buy  a ceramic torso he had seen online. My favourite, as it happens. Swift, a male ceramic torso with a bronze effect finish…which took me two days to apply. So all … Continue reading

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Summer Art Show

I put some torsos and plaques into St Michael’s Hospice Summer Art Show Really cheap, actually, hoping they’ll sell and help with the ongoing fund raising. The private view is tonite; Get down there and grab yourselves a bargain! http://stmichaelshospice.com/events/summer-art-exhibitionContinue reading

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Ceramic workshops – birds are optional

I am considering training up my parrots to become pottery teachers…Carolyn came to Hastings to stay at my Airbnb and do a pottery session. I am not sure she realized what she had let herself in for. Here Mousie Tung is inspecting a … Continue reading

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Ceramic smoke firing workshop

So Janet arrived from Newcastle with a crate full of bisque fired ceramic work which she wanted to smoke fire here at my studios in Hastings All these vessels are made from grogged crank, except the piece to the far … Continue reading

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