Tag Archive: ceramics

the importance of smallness

. . . Lately feeling very small, I found a friend out of nowhere one saturday afternoon three weeks ago and she advised me to change just one thing about my life. I haven’t… Continue reading

FCB Cadell

Travelling in Scotland last year, I discovered Francis Campbell Bolleau (FCB) Cadell: a Scottish painter who was active around the turn of the 20th century. His thick brushwork and progressively flat decorative surfaces are… Continue reading

Put a Lid on It!

Here is a project from back in December. I only recently have learnt how to throw lids on the wheel and it is SUPER easy and quick and you work with a reasonably… Continue reading

Egg Cups

Well, I finally got my package of ceramics from my pottery course delivered to me! I haven’t opened them all because they’re so well packaged and I have to pack them into my… Continue reading

When I grow up, I want to be Lucy Rie.

Attached to my university here in lil’ old norwich is the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, which has the most surprisingly amazing collection of works. It’s a relatively small collection by european gallery… Continue reading

Toledo Traipsing

A weekend in Madrid. A day trip to Toledo. Stumbling upon a monument and discovering the prettiest and most peaceful courtyard imaginable. And who would have imagined there would be a ceramics exhibition… Continue reading

Raku Handbuilding Project

Back in August I did a week-long pottery course in Ipswich, UK and one of the projects we did aside from working on the wheel was handbuilding and raku firing. Raku is a… Continue reading

Panda in Paris

Snaps from my summer in Paris. Many more to follow over the course of time.. these are a collection of inspirations and designs I found intriguing which I would like to be able… Continue reading

Camera Constructions

Earlier this week a couple pieces that I made for my ceramics workshop at university last semester were exhibited. Nothing particularly fancy but in my absence, my fantastic friends managed to make a cameo… Continue reading

Musing over Vic & Bert’s place (V&A 2012)

Well it has been a really long time since I wrote a blog post and this is because it has been a really long time since I was home. I’m still away from… Continue reading

Cameras and Ceramics…. Cameramics??

Making plaster moulds for slip casting has been my latest project.. above I made a three-part mould of an old camera.. once upon a time it was a rather expensive camera coveted by… Continue reading

Super Slick Slip Casting

A slightly different project, I have been experimenting with slip casting and making plaster moulds. When everything goes to plan and you achieve a highly finished result from the slip pour, this is… Continue reading