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Ceramic Plaques, smoke firing

I made this ceramic plaque last summer. It is a self portrait with a black dog and a dragon fly . The plaque is made using paper clay. I rather like this medium because you can make really detailed work … 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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Ceramic plaque, July 4th

I am using paper clay for a series of dream – diary inspired plaques; this is the first one in the series. Day one; after a few hours in the studio,  thoughts and dreams begin to escape from my head and show … Continue reading

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Bali Bas Relief, work in progress.

My back is telling me to stop for today And I am beginning to get to the stage where you add something …bite your nails for half an hour, and then remove it again. I’m still not sure how to … Continue reading

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Balinese Dreaming, in Bas relief with Paper Clay

I have this Balinese daemon nightmare going on. Well, I say night mare; it is in part quite wonderful and exciting. I have been having these dreams and day dreams for weeks now. So I decided to try to put … 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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More Pomegranates

I have finally got some proper pictures of my pomegranates, and this is one of them. I have made eight pomegranates now for various summer shows. I’m kind of tempted to keep making them because it is so much fun, … Continue reading

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Paper clay

Visiting the Clay cellar in Brenchley is like entering a candy store; hundreds of different clays, glazes, brushes and tools…before you know it your car is stacked to the roof with stuff you just can’t live without. Well, my friends … Continue reading

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