Category Archives: 17th C mugs

Pottery and Printery

This week I have taken pots out of the kiln finished with lovely, shiny, rich, glowing, melted, still attached to the pot glazes. The detail above is of the Pineapple / Bush / Artichoke plate. I’m going with the artichoke … Continue reading

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Slipware Mugs: Vol II

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BN1d9okyeo] Here you go guys and gals, mug decorating the return! These were the second batch of the 50 mugs that I made. It took me ages to slip them all, some definitely longer than others, the number of … Continue reading

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Hannah McAndrew “UUM”

(this mug looks gigantic but though it is big isn’t as bucket sized as it looks in this picture) So it’s the end of the first week back at work, it’s flown around, before I know it it’ll be June … Continue reading

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Sunny weekend

What a weekend! Beautifully sunny and hot, well Paul reckons it’s warm but for a red haired hay fever sufferer believe me it’s hot. I don’t do too well in the sun you know and it’s bringing out a lot … Continue reading

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Still in the 17th C vein

Continuing in the 17th Century theme and borrowing nae plagiarising heavily from the glorious Stoke on Trent Museum book I decorated the mugs today. It was a slow process not least because I discovered there were ice crystals in my … Continue reading

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A bit of a 17thC day

Well I absolutely had to start making today, there is only so long one can wander around tidying and neatening piles of things in a workshop that doesn’t have enough space to swing the proverbial cat in. Maybe I don’t … Continue reading

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