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

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Hand Painting Porcelain

Currently I am painting and glazing my porcelain figures, experimenting with organic colours and different surface decorating techniques. I am very excited to load them into the kiln and see how they turn out! Continue reading Hand Painting Porcelain

Organic Ceramic Forms 

These little creatures are made from recycled terracotta and porcelain slip. They still have a few stages left before they are finished, including a glaze firing. I enjoyed the making process behind hand-building these little guys, they remind me of little spirits or guardians.  Continue reading Organic Ceramic Forms 

Glass and Ceramic Pendant

As part of my research into both environmentally sustainable craft and martial associations, I created this test ceramic pendant. The pendant is made from reclaimed porcelain, recycled glass and crushed ceramic waste. The piece was only fired once in an attempt to consume as little energy as possible during this stage of construction.

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