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Ceramic Drum workshop

I have been playing with making ceramic Udu drums of late. The Udu originates in Africa and it is traditionally made by women. It has a lovely sound – and every Udu drum sounds different depending on how thick the … Continue 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 torso commission, final results

During the last few days I have been finishing off a recent body cast commission. I first wrote a post about it a few days ago here. The client wanted a smoke fired sculpture of herself to present to her … Continue reading

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sold

The fire is roaring almost round the clock in my studio; my Goodness but it’s cold! Meanwhile, things are ticking over. My little owl sculptures are flying the nest As are the smoke fired Fat Birds. Please visit my website … Continue reading

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Home made hand cream

I have written about how to make your own hand cream before, but so many people ask me about it so here is my recipe again. I feel very passionate about this as most commercial creams contain parabens and other … Continue reading

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Dissolving Madonna

Sometimes things don’t always work out the way they’re intended to… This is meant to represent Gaia plucking seeds from the Ocean of Life. I was trying to echo an old symbol of fertility, the buccranium. The skull of an … Continue reading

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Sold

My ceramic pomegranate sculptures are suddenly flying out the door again…. The erratic nature of online sales is a mystery to me … I can never figure out how this works This must be the Month of the Smoke Fired … Continue reading

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The badger cull

The prevalent fall back position in Western society seems to be that if there’s a problem then kill it, remove it, bulldoze it into oblivion.There still seems to be a belief in the concept of a Final Solution. I was … Continue reading

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Art wave at Driftwood garden, Lewes

Little Owls, smoke fired ceramic sculptures. Geoff  Stonebanks and Mark Glassman opened their garden and studio for the annual Lewes Artwave this August Bank Holiday. There were many quirky and beautiful objects scattered around the garden…I love Si Unwins’ wooden … Continue reading

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Driftwood garden Artwave

Here’s hoping that the Angel of Storm Clouds will keep the rain away during the Open House Artwave in Bishopstone, near Lewes, when I go to invigilate tomorrow from 2-5pm! The art festival opens on Sat/Sun August 25 &26th 12-5pm … Continue reading

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