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

10 Contemporary Ceramic Artists Embracing Line

As much as I love them, museums only take you so far when you're trying to research ceramic drawing options... and there's nothing like deep trawling the internet for ceramics inspiration, am I right? Ruth and I have been researching for our collab body of work over the past six months which has dug up … Continue reading 10 Contemporary Ceramic Artists Embracing Line

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