Choosing a kiln

What to consider when choosing a kiln This is something I get asked quite a lot, especially for people who are looking to set up their home studio.  There are several things you need to think about, some technical and all about the kiln and some all about your...

The right way to make in clay

What is the right way to make in clay? Or the wrong way? Well, in this week’s blog I give a very simple answer to this seemingly complicated question. Recently I was asked whether a fellow YouTuber could use a clip from one of my videos for his reply to the...
Looking ahead….

Looking ahead….

With the summer holidays now well begun I’m finally feeling a little more positive about looking ahead and making plans for September at the studio. The challenges of the last several months have been many and varied but I’m keeping everything crossed 🤞...

Covid and taking ceramics online

The impact of covid and taking ceramics online has been both devastating and exhilarating. It has changed how I work and you can find out more in this blog. So, the last 15 months or so has had a major impact on all our lives and have changed the world. For my tiny...

Process vs Outcome

I had a reminder last week of the struggle between process vs outcome. I was talking with my daughter the other day and she said “I’m not good at art.” Now anyone who knows me will know that with that simple statement she hit on one of my big...