Watch : Anagama Wood-firing Video | Traditional Pottery Process

Video brings process alive in way that photography can't quite manage. As promised, here is a short film celebrating the anagama woodfiring process I shared in my last post. Many thanks to my better half for the video cutting assistance - a seriously useful skill (he's an angel - thanks Cody!). _ _ The footage … Continue reading Watch : Anagama Wood-firing Video | Traditional Pottery Process

Anagama Firing Process | Woodfired Pottery – Kirin Kiln, Ipoh, Malaysia

In the humid heat of South-east Asia we lifted our suitcases and boxes onto the table, the previous week's Aquagama firing still radiating heat across the space. The latest wood-firing was to take place on the land shared with two decrepit old dragon kilns and within sight of several others. The dragons of this suburb … Continue reading Anagama Firing Process | Woodfired Pottery – Kirin Kiln, Ipoh, Malaysia

How I Made Minimalist Couples Coffee Cups | Simple Slab Process

What's this post about? How I made my brother a set of couple's coffee mugs - yes!Free illustrated printable of the process- yes!Making you read through anecdotes of my childhood - always! Nothing beats a personalised gift lovingly crafted by hand. As a child I was blessed with a crafty Irish gran, who would often … Continue reading How I Made Minimalist Couples Coffee Cups | Simple Slab Process

Joining a Shared Ceramic Studio? Ask These Questions First

Every time my husband and I move to a new city I begin the exciting hunt for a new ceramic space... and the dreaded final decision making process. It starts off being an inspiring adventure into the unknown of this new home, the different options around, the opportunities and the community I might build. Then … Continue reading Joining a Shared Ceramic Studio? Ask These Questions First