2019 Review

I have been looking back at the year, as I go through my accounts and plans for 2020. It’s been a significant year for my art practice, taking me on a different and very exciting path! Felt bowl workshop Mayfield School – March   Experiment – Raku fired clay and fabric sculptures – April   … More 2019 Review

New online course: Contemporary Dancer – a Unique Felt Sculpture

My New Online Course coming soon! Contemporary Dancer – a Unique Felt Sculpture Watch this space and please contact me if you would like to learn more about it and when, and where, to sign up! Registration begins on Friday 6th December 2019 The online course goes live on Friday January 24th 2020 This is … More New online course: Contemporary Dancer – a Unique Felt Sculpture

Love Iznik ceramic design

Iznik ceramics can be dated largely by their colour and design. https://www.christies.com/features/Iznik-Pottery-Collecting-Guide-7183-1.aspx 1480-1520: This early phase in Iznik production saw impressive vessels, usually painted in a bold cobalt-blue and white, and often with patterns reserved in white on the blue ground. The decoration is heavily informed by that of other media, such as manuscript illumination, although … More Love Iznik ceramic design

Firing Day

I’m going to drum fire two ceramic figures today – it will be a first! I am going to sagger each figure in foil to protect them and to see how the organic materials I am adding might colour the figures. Process I wrapped two lengths of ceramic insulating fabric around the steel drum just … More Firing Day