New series of work: “Broken is Beautiful”

As I walk along our beaches here on Anglesey, I find myself drawn to broken shells, usually whelk or conch shells, delighting in their exposed internal spirals and fractured imperfection. They seem to echo so much of my life and echo with a deep resonance, there is...

Exciting new pieces!

Exciting new pieces of smoke fired stoneware, just take a peek….    New colours, beautiful sheens, crazed glazes filled with smoke, reduction firing giving gorgeous reds all to be found on soft tactile pieces….I hope you like my new...

Hand Coiled Porcelain and Smoke Fired Pots!

HAND COILED PORCELAIN Individually hand rolled and coiled porcelain, each piece is laid delicately on top of another with a small piece of shale or sea glass marking a pause, reflecting the journey through life that we all take. These pieces stand tall and straight,...

Coiled porcelain and low temperature glazes

It is a while since I last wrote on my blog and I would like to tell you about the latest direction for my work. Coiled porcelain. Being influenced by Cheryl Ann Thomas whose coiled porcelain is just stunningly beautiful and defies understanding, I am now working on a...

Building up layers of colour with multiple firings

Usually there are two firings in the process of producing a finished piece, a bisque firing then a firing which gives the finished surface that is wished for. Not me, no, I am only happy if I am building up layers of colour with multiple firings. I fire my porcelain...