Category Archives: Andy Priestman

Weekend catch up.

I spent the evening yesterday at Andy Priestman’s kiln. It was the first firing of his newly added to kiln, it used to be a single chamber and he’s added two more to the structure. I wasn’t there too long … Continue reading

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More kiln = More tired Hannah

My favourite tree of the moment. Oh but that might make my other favourite trees upset, my favourite tree that I see every time I sit in my kiln shed. Phew think I got away with that one. Slop on … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Priestman, Bagpuss, beech tree, kiln building | 3 Comments

All together now

All the McGill Duncan Twelve Pots of Christmas pots all together and standing smartly and saying cheese. Thanks to Amanda for her time photographing this little lot last weekend. The show opened this morning and what with the vast array … Continue reading

Posted in Adam Booth, Amanda Simmons, Andy Priestman, Hazel Campbell, John Threlfall, Kay Ribbens, Lisa Hooper, Maggie Savage, McGill Duncan Gallery, Phil McMenemy, Silvana McLean, Trevor Leat | 12 Comments

Slip sliding away.

I finally got around to slipping the big candlesticks today. It’s taken me a while to decide what to put on them, I should also have taken the time to work out how to hold them, pour them, shake them, … Continue reading

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Busy Day

It feels like it’s been an age since I have decorated any pots, only a week in actual fact but somehow seems much longer. Funny that isn’t how time sometimes doesn’t fit with how it should feel, like the fact … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Priestman, McGill Duncan Gallery, Scottish Potters association, wild clay | 3 Comments

I prefer them dressed

I’m much happier with these tall odd jugs now that they have handles and slip. The black one I much prefer, the white one was a bit disjointed as the phone range when I’d gotten just started and I should … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Priestman, baluster jugs, Galloway hills, Jason Shackleton, Spring Fling | 6 Comments

New jugs.

How come when you get to only about four weeks to go before a big deadline suddenly it seems like a really great idea to start working on new shapes for my ranges? Today I thought new jugs must be … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Priestman, British Trade Craft Fair, ish Trade Craft Fair, new jugs | 5 Comments