Category Archives: Ceramics in the City

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

Posted in 8lb jugs, Ceramics in the City, fresh slip, Geffrye Museum, Gracefield Arts Centre, Still Movement | 8 Comments

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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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

Posted in biscuit, Ceramics in the City, Geffrye Museum, ginger | 3 Comments

Bottle of white, Bottle of red

Sorry the pictures have now gotten a bit skewed in order, this should be half way down the page, Amanda Simmons and myself enjoying a glass of bubbly at the gala evening of the Origin show. This is going to … Continue reading

Posted in Ceramics in the City, Devon, dragon, Dylan Bowen, Geffrye Museum, James Hake, lasagne, Linda Bloomfield, Matthew Blakely, pancheons, Prue Cooper | 17 Comments

News, Exciting News Sorry about the poor quality of the video, I am a bit excitable and it’s a crazy windy day again here. More about the exciting news when I get back from my trip to London and Ceramics in the … Continue reading

Posted in Amanda Simmons, Ceramics in the City, workshop | 13 Comments

This weeks things

I need to pack up my pots for Ceramics in the City over the next day or so. I do like this show, not least because it means I get to see my friend Annabel again who very kindly lets … Continue reading

Posted in Ceramics in the City, CPA, CPA News | 8 Comments

Humbug Jugs

A slip trailing day today, here’s a couple of freshly slipped beasts for your enjoyment. I know I post pictures of fresh slip time and again but nothing beats it. There is so very much going on at the moment … Continue reading

Posted in Ceramics in the City, Humbug Jugs with Feet, Just Art, Stripes | 5 Comments

To be going on with

Back home again and exhausted. It’s been a crazy busy but very enjoyable trip. Annabel and Elissa it was really great to see you both again. Thank you so much for your hospitality it is very much appreciated.The show went … Continue reading

Posted in Annabel Faraday, Ceramics in the City, Geffrye Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum | 1 Comment

Off to London

Today I had the office staff from the Turning Point Scotland office in Dumfries at my workshop, they were all here to watch some demonstrations and have a try themselves at decorating some plates. I hope you all enjoyed your … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Gaff, Ceramics in the City, Geffrye Museum, Harvest jug | 5 Comments

I'll put this on a pot…

Remember this one Ron? Tis a cracker, think I’ll put it on a pot, a really big one! Busy again, pie dishes done in the 3 minute challenge way. Always good when I remember to do it. Ceramics in the … Continue reading

Posted in Amanda Simmons, Ceramics in the City, McGill Duncan Gallery, Origin | 7 Comments