Tag Archive: Inspiration

SUBURBIA

Sydney in the warmer months has a spooky effect on streetscapes.¬†It’s both isolating and engulfing. It’s lazy and deserted. It’s stifling and makes me very conscious of space. These photos were taken on… 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

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

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

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

Life in a Cressida Campbell print

It is one of my great aspirations, when I am old and indisputably wealthy, to live in a Cressida Campbell woodblock print. Maybe not literally, but there is something so luminous about her… Continue reading

Poppies, Hermes, and LAB oh my!

Georgia O’Keeffe, Oriental Poppies 1928 Just a little post on pulling ideas together. Above is a print of Georgia O’Keeffe’s poppies. I studied O’Keeffe in first year art history and there’s really not… Continue reading

Pomegranate Pots

The busyness of uni has started up again. In the space of two short weeks I have gone from mind-numbing boredom to overwhelming stress levels of trying to do everything and subsequently doing… Continue reading

Spots & Panda

. . . You may recall some terracotta pieces I made a couple weeks ago. They have been sitting on the shelf a little forlornly until recently. Using the same decco washes previously… Continue reading

Final stages, Further directions & Fair inspirations

. . . . . . . . . This is probably my favourite part of the whole pottery process. The final glazing. It is so relaxing in the sense that you don’t… Continue reading

Pandas, Patterns, and things which make me Pretty Weird

source: UK Telegraph This afternoon I took to trying to finish off decorating my last couple of pieces but I suffered something vaguely equivalent to writer’s block. To be frank, I’m sick of… Continue reading