Hello again!

 

Wow it has been a really long time since I have used this blog but I feel it is time to revisit. It is weird looking through the archive of my previous posts and seeing work dating all the way back from college! I have been very busy this last year with my ceramic sculptures, here is an update as to what they look like now (^.^)

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Two Spirits in a Bowl

I am continuing my research into environmentally sustainable ceramics (this is the topic of my dissertation) and looking into how I, as a studio ceramic artist, can make my practise more eco-friendly. These little spirits are made from recycled porcelain a wood ash glaze. The bowl incorporates recycled glass, fired at a low temperature to Continue reading Two Spirits in a Bowl

Glass Casting!

I am having a lot of fun making ceramic spirits for my current project and now *get ready for a material swap* I am all prepped to do some lost wax glass casting! When finished, these small glass pieces will hopefully act as accessories to hand-built porcelain ceramic figures.

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Tea Caddy Update: Glaze Tests

Glaze Tests

Glaze Test Bowls

 

Tea Caddy Update: My tests have come out of the kiln! I have been experimenting with slip, glazes and underglaze for the decoration of my tea caddies. The plan is to give each vessel a design that was inspired its contents. I have the patterns in mind but I am still not sure how I want to apply them. The floral painting (in the second image) is a test run of my hawthorn design.