Category Archives: brushed slip

A walk in the woods

Yesterday I wanted to decorate this large platter in the image above. I have been making a conscious effort recently to bring more depth into my work in terms of layers and building up of techniques. This is all very … Continue reading

Posted in big platters, big trees, brushed slip, challenge, decorating, drawing, fresh slip, Oak leaves, oak tree, pots, slip trailing, slipware, trailed slip, tree, trees, trees. sunshine, wet slip | 3 Comments

Shelf-tastic Satutrday

Finally got my shelves up, I need more shelves! I struggled with keeping safe all the unfinished pots that I had in the quantity I needed them in to fill my wood kiln. I just didn’t have enough surfaces. These … Continue reading

Posted in brushed slip, Spring Fling, trailed slip | 8 Comments

February Already?

I love the pancheon shape but have never made them before. They tend to be simply slipped and stunning for it and I figured that diidn’t match me too well. I just realised this week that they didn’t have to … Continue reading

Posted in 8lb jugs, brushed slip, pancheons, wet slip | 4 Comments

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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Flat wet stuff

I’ve been getting my slip trailing wrist back into the swing of things this last day or so. Hope you like them. Not many words for you today. Too tired. Sorry. Oh and some finished tiles, these are approximately 6″ … Continue reading

Posted in brushed slip, finger wipes, tiles, wet slip | 7 Comments

Flowers and Stress and Tea

Somebody took some notice of one of my past blog posts bless them and came to visit this week armed with a posy of flowers from their garden. Thanks Zoe! This week I have been mostly rolling slabs of clay. … Continue reading

Posted in brushed slip, fresh slip, Gracefield Arts Centre, Phil McMenemy | 8 Comments

New pots and news

More strange wading birds today. It’s been another slip fest here today and I am loving it. I really like this plate above, it’s thin white slip and thick white slip and then trailed slip too. Nice looking at this … Continue reading

Posted in baluster jugs, brushed slip, Earth and Fire, fresh slip, Humbug mugs, plates | 9 Comments

Sunny weather sunny pots.

The view from the bird hide on Lamb Island up in the river near here. There were no birds hiding in there though, there never are unless it’s just that I never see them and they are doing an amazing … Continue reading

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Seven Year Itch

Friday again, feels like it’s been a long time coming this week. Unpacked another glaze kiln this afternoon and some more pots that I like a lot lot lot have come out, I didn’t have much time at the end … Continue reading

Posted in brushed slip, hoolet, Museum of London, owl, pie dishes, reflections | 6 Comments

Slippy day in another way!

Guess the inspiration of the staring owl / bird of prey Amanda! I’ve been brushing slip on my pots today, I think I’ve said this before, it’s not something I do often but keep meaning to have a play with … Continue reading

Posted in brushed slip, owl, Paul, Shipley Art Gallery, tree, wet slip | 6 Comments