Tag Archives: earthenware

Slow and Steady

Gently does it, slow and steady is the only way to be at the moment. I can’t do very much without needing a break so I am slowly working my way through orders. I need to be doing something while … Continue reading

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Ceramic Art York

Ladies and gentlemen, it is this weekend, the first Ceramic Art York, presented by the Craft Potters Association of Great Britain and York Museums Trust, it is an exciting new showcase of contemporary ceramic art. The selection panel have chosen … Continue reading

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Potfest in Scotland

This pair of loved up potters clad in new potters’ ‘dress’ aprons will be exhibiting at Potfest Scotland this very weekend. Would you like to come and see the wares of Fitch & McAndrew? We will be there from Friday … Continue reading

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Oxford Ceramics Fair

This Saturday and Sunday I will be exhibiting for the first time at the Oxford Ceramics Fair, organised by the Craft Potters Association, held at St. Edwards School on Woodstock Road in Oxford. We have just unpacked the wood kiln … Continue reading

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Designs Gallery Opening

Saturday morning saw the opening of ‘Together’ at Designs Gallery in Castle Douglas. Lucy and her staff have done a great job at displaying the many many pots that we delivered to them last week. It’s lovely to have a … Continue reading

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Miles and Smiles of Slip

The slip has been flowing this week. Lots of pots to be decorated. These are mainly headed for the next wood firing and hopefully to Oxford after that. These two birdies have been lurking for years in my brain ever … Continue reading

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Slipware Progress

Phew! Wednesday better than Tuesday. All six jugs handled, two of them now slipped and drying. Three of four dishes decorated and twelve mugs thrown. Pottery: when it’s good it’s very very good and when it’s bad it’s horrid. Today … Continue reading

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Kigbeare Slipware Workshop

On Friday we arrived at a beautiful calm, quiet Kigbeare workshops. We set up an exhibition and gave a talk about our work and influences to about forty people. Saturday and Sunday we created chaos with clay. It was a … Continue reading

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New Pots and Festivals

So the end of one cycle of pots finishes and yet the next is already underway. It’s been a very busy time, do I always say that? Anyway it has been very busy, we unpacked the kiln and had in … Continue reading

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Getting Ready

So the last of the pots have been slipped and (hopefully) dried and most are now glazed and awaiting packing in the kiln. There have been some new tygs, perfect for your loved one for Valentines day, hint hint. I … Continue reading

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