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Airborne Art Critics

I suddenly acquired some Cocatiels a while back – I saw them sitting in a small cage in a dark stuffy room and, well, you know. Besides, I had seen these compelling ‘tiel  videos on YouTube, the ones where the plucky little … Continue reading

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Private Workshops

Kate contacted me for a one to one ceramic workshop to get a hand with creating a christening bowl for her grand son, Owen. We discussed size and shape and the bowl grew and grew in size! Kate wanted fish and … Continue reading

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Fern fruit bowl 17” x 5”. I use ferns from the garden to press in to the clay and then copper oxide and a transparent glaze

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New ceramic bowls

This ceramic bowl is about 15” x 4” This is what it looks like inside. So difficult to photograph bowls, I find. The bowl is press moulded and I have made a couple of bowls using the same plaster mould. … Continue reading

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Cat and fox; winter shelter 2

The Skittle cat; Lord of all he Surveys… (including my ceramic bowls) has finally lost out to the Fox when it comes to outside sleeping arrangements I organised a cosy box for the Skittle because he is now an elderly … Continue reading

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Orange, she said; the finals

Yesterday afternoon I decided to smoke fire my Orange Sea Bowl to see if I could knock back the rampant orange a bit Here goes…torching is the best bit. And then it started to rain. A gale blew up. My … Continue reading

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Clay. Glass. Bowls. Lakes.

Meanwhile, back at camp, my experiments with fusing glass and clay continues. This was the start of the project; black clay and blue mosaic glass tiles Which I fired at 1020 C  with a 30 minute soak the glass didn’t … Continue reading

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Clay and glass

I have cut up some mosaic glass tiles and placed them in the bottom of a bowl made from black clay. The clay looks red at the moment, because it is still unfired. I will bisque fire tonight, and hopefully … Continue reading

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Ceramic bowls with glass decorations

Bowl with Botz brush-on glazes and melted glass tiles. I used blue, white and orange glass tiles which I cut up in little squares. Ceramic glazes contain silica to form glass as well as  metal oxides, clay and colourants.  But … Continue reading

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Revisiting old techniques…

A few weeks ago,  a client called me up to say that his wife’s favourite bowl had been smashed He bought it from a gallery in 1997, and could he commission me to make another one? I did recall the … Continue reading

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