Tag Archives: clay

Studio clearance sale

Clearing out my studio! Starting with the torsos. I used to base my ceramic torsos on live casts – …which I turned in to molds. I would then layer clay inside these molds and create individual pieces. Like so;   Lady and lizards. … 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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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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Ceramic Workshops in Hastings

I love running ceramic workshops. Usually my workshops run on a one on one or one on two basis, but I sometimes get Hen -party bookings and …well. Prosecco and clay do mix rather nicely. Here is Steffan and Matt discussing glazes … Continue reading

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Ceramic workshops in Hastings

I have just had a booking for another HEN-party workshop. They would like to make ceramic birds and ocarinas. Oh, and can they bring a few bottles of Prosecco to sip during class? It is a tough one. This is where you … Continue reading

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Fat Bird Parade

Uploading my website with new fat bird sculptures I’ve got this camera that only works when it is sunny out, so getting good images is a bit hit and miss.   To see more and to do some serious Christmas … Continue reading

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Ceramic plaques, part II

Another smoke firing dustbin billowing throughout the night at Dudley Road studios. I love the smell of smoldering sawdust and dry leaves!  Not too terribly pleased with the result, though. Out pf 7 ceramic plaques, two cracked and three were … Continue reading

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Studio view, ceramic plaques

I feel as bleak as the weather; a mean cold spring is chasing the warmth from my hands and from my eyes; I can see only grey and white these days. I seem to wake up in a rush; excited … Continue reading

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Studio view, ceramic plaques

I have obsessively recorded the view from my studio over the last few months, wondering how I could possibly convey in clay what filled my heart with such joy. I’m kind of past the worry of not doing a good … Continue reading

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