Tag Archives: glaze

Ceramic plaques

I have just updated my website with some ceramic plaques that has not previously been available for sale.Because I liked them that much. It is all the same view, and it is what I see from my studio window. I … 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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New Ceramic Plaque

It took me quite a while to glaze my ceramic plaque, ‘Above a field of sunflowers in Ukraine’  I just couldn’t make up my mind how to go about it.  Should I use stains, under glazes or just oxides? And how … 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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Glazing bowls

I usually glaze my bowls in stages to avoid mistakes. But now I am stuck; I covered the fish with a mottled blue crystal glaze; the shells are predictably white. But what colour shall the sea be? I am so … Continue reading

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Sculpture made with paper clay

This is the Goddess of Liberty. She is hand sculpted using paper clay and a cold bronze finish. Paper clay is the name of any clay that has cellulose fiber added to it. It is usually made by adding paper … Continue reading

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Sold, ceramic torso

This ceramic torso was very much about walking in a forest of tall trees covered with ivy, lazy lizards basking in the warm sunshine. I used my own glazes with copper oxide as the main colour component. The piece was … Continue reading

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Pomegranates

Over the last few weeks I have been tripping on pomegranates. I have been obsessed with their shape and how it changes as they mature. Paper clay is a fabulous product in that it makes it so easy to sculpt – … Continue reading

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Autumn mist and ferns – part four; the bronze age settlement

I am still living and dreaming ferns and clay. While walking across the East Hill in lemon sunlight, I imagine a bronze age settlement alive with people and horses. A woman from the camp walks towards me across the bracken. Her shape is dark against … Continue reading

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