Monthly Archives: September 2011

Autumn Days

Autumn means berry hunting with my Cubs, they were making autumn collections this week, they looked great though not entirely edible. I was away in London at the weekend at Ceramics in the City at the Geffrye Museum. It’s one … Continue reading

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When it’s good it’s very very good and when it’s bad it’s horrid.

Wow! It’s a lovely sunny September time here in south west Scotland. Perfect drying weather for my pots. Thank goodness! I’ve been throwing and handling and slipping and trying to get through my list. After what feels like months of … Continue reading

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MadeByHandOnline and Ceramics in the City

Well I popped around the long way to work this morning as it was such a lovely morning, very autumnal oh yes, misty and wet grass but blue skies and heck it wasn’t raining nor blowing a gale. In celebration … Continue reading

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Still Movement Volume III

Here you go, some more images from ‘Still Movement’. This first one is ‘Of Reeds’, the image of Phil’s that it is worked from is just further down the post here. Thought I’d show you where these pieces came from … Continue reading

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A Bit Doug Fitch

I slipped these two jugs this morning. It’s crazy wild gales here at the moment. Now I quite like a bit of a storm but this has been nasty today. I ‘rode’ to work this morning – derrrrrr. Not a … Continue reading

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I am still working honestly!

Here’s some pictures of wet slip for those of you who share my passion for the lovely stuff. I am mainly making pots now for the PMA Craft Show which is speeding towards me at a fair rate of knots. … Continue reading

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Still Movement Volume II

Forming Here we go with Volume II of Still Movement. These three images are all Phil McMenemy’s view of my making processes. This is where we started with the whole collaboration thing and as a result we have hundreds of … Continue reading

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Still Movement Volume I

Blue Line I’m going to drip feed these images to you. It’s for those of you who are too far away to visit the “Still Movement” exhibition which is on at Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries until September 24th. Closed … Continue reading

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