Finding Ideas…

Soooo, I’ve been really busy lately and just haven’t had the time to stop and think which meant that I was struggling to know what to write for this blog….Finding ideas for my blog can be tricky and there wasn’t anything obvious from the videos...

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...
Your creative voice!

Your creative voice!

Finding your creative voice As a ceramics teacher the most obvious thing I teach are the techniques and technical aspects you need to know to make something with clay and have it survive the firing process successfully most of the time but I also firmly believe that...

The perfect imperfect

Making with clay and the perfect imperfect. There is no real beauty without some slight imperfection. James Salter In my social media this last week or so I’ve been looking at repairing ceramics and the Japanese concept of kintsugi/kintsukuroi where a broken...