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New Ceramic Torsos and Angels

I’ve updated my website with a few new ceramic torso and angel sculptures that I made last year. They are the last in the series of torsos based around life casts. This ceramic sculpture is made in 3 pieces and there … Continue reading

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Ceramic sculpture news

So I have been off air for quite some time. Sorry! I have been having this major argument with myself, mainly, about how to deal with the concept of ‘art’ and ‘creativity’…and how/why equate art and creativity with money, marketing and a … Continue reading

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Art and

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/jonathanjonesblog/2016/oct/10/grayson-perry-pot-design-quote?CMP=share_btn_fb Hmm…All these labels nobody really bother to define. What does the word ‘art’ mean? If it is another word for ‘collectable’, ‘blue chip’ then surely Grayson’s products fits the bill to perfection? If ‘art’ is to do with representing … 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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Ceramic bird sculptures

These two ceramic bird sculptures flew off to Somerset today… They are about 5 – 6” tall and almost the same in circumference…and they are made from smoke fired clay. To see more Fat Birds, please visit my website. Thank you … Continue reading

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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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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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