Recently I had the pleasure of having a one to one tutorial with ceramic artist Tone von Krogh. Born and raised in Norway, Tone spent some time trying several types of media before turning her hand to ceramics. She then took a university course in Oslo where she was discouraged from learning the potters wheel[.....]
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Day 5: Blue
In the interests of variety, today’s Colour Week blog post features handmade pottery fresh from the studio of Susan Frankel of Caractacus Pots. She describes the moment she opens her kiln door as being like Christmas morning, and I think her enthusiasm for what she does really comes across in her work.
Love it or loathe it, everybody has something to say about the fast approaching Royal Wedding. If you somehow haven’t heard, Prince William and Kate Middleton will be heading down the aisle of Westminster Abbey on the 29th of April this year. This event promises to be a truly British affair which of course would[.....]
I saw Helen Button’s work earlier in the year at the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair. I didn’t get to meet her at the event but caught up with her later to ask a few questions about her work and the process of creating porcelain tableware.
Helen’s work combines working with clay and[.....]
Katie Almond’s work spans a number of disciplines. Working predominantly in ceramics she applies her own designs which are a composition of illustration, text and collage.
Her inspiration comes from nostalgia, old paper, ephemera and vintage textiles. Katie says of her work, ‘My collection uses elements from a different era alongside my own[.....]
Customise your crockery with this useful workshop. Working from a plain tea cup, mug or bowl you will learn how to transfer your design ideas onto pottery.
You can choose from a range of template designs or create your own and you will receive tutor advice on what paints to use and how to[.....]
Settle is ‘a conversation across materials and practices’. This contemporary shop will open for business between 20th November and 7th December. It’s temporary home will be Woburn walk, a beautiful Dickensian row of shop fronts just south of Euston.
The concept is simple, ‘modern design with a nod towards tradition’. [.....]
‘Despite their diminutive size little wrens are feisty birds who fill our world with beautiful songs.’
Little Wren Pottery is a ceramics studio run by English potter Victoria Baker, in the northern city of Sunderland. Sunderland has a history of producing good quality robust ceramics which today still hold their value in[.....]