The Potter’s Tools | Hand Building Collection #ToolsofCA

One of the most common questions I'm asked is "What tool are you using?". This is often immediately followed by "Okay... A mushroom. What on earth is a pottery mushroom for??". This post of my rag-tag bunch of pottery tools was apparently rather helpful for many of you, so I've decided to share a bit … Continue reading The Potter’s Tools | Hand Building Collection #ToolsofCA

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

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

Works in Woodfire – Kiwi Ceramists

My partner and I bought a beautiful pit fired bottle 5-7 years ago in Coromandel Town. The muddy, lumpy form was being exhibited as part of a community ceramics show in the town hall. It was love at first sight. A rich, rustic and heavily textured piece that looks like it was just pulled from … Continue reading Works in Woodfire – Kiwi Ceramists