Tag Archives: pottery

On Pots and Beans

Here’s a quick update on the ‘Fire Station’ pots finished with the gold lustre on the neck, which are currently on display at ArtSpring Gallery in Tonbridge. They’ve raised quite a bit of interest and, encouragingly, a sale too.  They … Continue reading

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Making Soup Bowls

This week I’ve been making soup bowls.  Some weeks ago Hildegard Pax, who is area coordinator for South East Open Studios (SEOS), suggested we might organise some sort of event at Tonbridge Old Fire Station, combining art and food.  I … Continue reading

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Pantiles Pop-Up 2015

Tonbridge Creative is a local art group formed when a number of us started meeting in a local pub.  This was motivated by an understanding that there is a good deal of quality work being produced in Tonbridge and the … Continue reading

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Little Barn Gallery

Kent is something of a cultural desert when it comes to opportunities to see ceramics.  Art of any kind is fairly thin on the ground, which is surprising given the number of artists who live and work in the county.  … Continue reading

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Stained Glass: A Conclusion

Whenever I do South East Open Studios I only participate in two of the three weekends.  One reason for that is so that we can go out and visit other people’s studios – otherwise we miss this great opportunity to … Continue reading

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Open Studios 2015

Here are some quick photos of my set-up for South East Open Studios 2015.  My work is ceramic, which mankind has been making in one way or another for thousands of years.  Yet I took these photos using my mobile … Continue reading

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New Work for ArtSpring2015 – Part 2

Yesterday I unpacked the kiln after a glaze firing.  As ever I suppose, some good, some not so good.  The frustrations were around a couple of pots which I had decorated with underglaze colours just didn’t work out.  I followed … Continue reading

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