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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 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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Smoke firing workshop in Hastings – the results!

Opening the smoke bins are always exciting; what have we here? Andrew needs to use his handkerchief as the Rhino head is still hot more than 24 hours after we started the fire! The colours were achieved by using manganese … Continue reading

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Smoke firing work shops

Today Emilie and Guillaume helped me smoke fire a ceramic torso                                 The weather was sunny and windy, so perfect for getting the dustbins going! Emilie and Guillaume pour in the sawdust   Some fine adjustment And up she goes!  There’s … Continue reading

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Fire and Earth, part two.

With smoke firing you never know what end result you are going to get. There are so many variables. For example, saw dust burns a lot slower than wood shavings. It matters what size holes you have drilled in the … Continue reading

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