Category Archives: slip trailing

Last pot?

A little bit of soppy love stuff for you. This is the last pot that Doug will make while he is a single man and the last that I will decorate before I am a married woman. Flipping heck, what … Continue reading

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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

Sitting in the Sunshine

Fat bellied pots sitting in the sunshine and warming their tummies. You can almost hear them going ‘Ahhhhhhhh’. Don’t you just envy them having the time to sit there soaking up the warmth. I did some actual sitting and drawing … Continue reading

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Peace and Hope.

Here for you is the last slip trailing of 2012. This is about 17″ diameter and is an order for a customer. It is sitting in the workshop now drying out over the next wee while. I am having at … Continue reading

Posted in chargers, slip, slip trailing, slipware, Uncategorized | 8 Comments

Dear Ms McAndrew

This last week I received an email from a student asking me very politely if I would mind answering some questions for her as part of her course. I get this sort of request fairly regularly and I always try … Continue reading

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How Long is Too Long?

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABGV0EvPUoA] How long is too long to decorate a mug? I say this sort of without really needing an answer because in my mind they’re finished when they are finished and of course the price of the finished object … Continue reading

Posted in biscuit, blogs, fresh slip, hannahmcandrew.co.uk, mugs, slip trailing | 6 Comments

Fitch / McAndrew pots in the hands of happy people

Look at this great picture that turned up in my inbox this week. Mugs made at Liberty Town last year and all in use by their smiling happy owners. Thank you for sending that you lovely people. Wish I was … Continue reading

Posted in chargers, slip trailing, Steve Kenwood | 1 Comment

Big Blog

Yesterday I did something that felt pretty important to me and rather momentous – maybe. I packed the first ever of my wood fired pots that are heading off for an exhibition. They are going to be a part of … Continue reading

Posted in drawing, Pamela Grace, slip trailing, slipware, Spring Fling, wet slip | 14 Comments

Flapping February

The year started with me trying to make a conscious effort not to end up in a panic again over things and to make sure I concentrated on everything I did and not to flap so flipping much. Well I … Continue reading

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Second Week in March

Where on earth did the second week in March come from? Scary how fast it’s flying away, I know I keep saying that but it’s still frightening me. My mum and dad are maybe thinking the same thing about where … Continue reading

Posted in Humbug Jugs with Feet, Period Living, Phil McMenemy, slip trailing | 2 Comments