Shaugh Prior – River long exposure shots

Shaugh Prior – Devon This was a challenging shot, I set the tripod up on a couple of boulders in the middle of the river. I then had to climb out there with my camera, its not waterproof and I was very concerned about dropping it into this fast flowing river. It was worth the…

Sunsets

The above shot was taken at Porthcothan, Cornwall. Porthcothan is a magical place. I have my daughter to thank for telling about it. After my first camping trip there I was completely hooked. This is one of around twenty shots taken just outside my house. It was an amazing evening, the light changed so rapidly…

Stoneware Domesticware

Pasta and Noodle Bowls I’ve spent the last ten months designing and testing stoneware glazes for use on my domesticware range of pots. It’s a slow but enjoyable process resulting now in a glaze that is very stable, always glossy with no crazing. It means the pots are food, oven and dishwasher safe. They should…

Tenmoku Glaze

Stoneware Tenmoku Glazed Dish Tenmoku base glaze, blue green and tin white glaze’s slip trailed on then fired to 1260 degrees centigrade. No soak. I have really enjoyed the glazing process with this dish, there will be much more experimentation in future!

Stoneware Blue Bowl

Stoneware Bowl This bowl was made during my first year at Plymouth College of Art & Design. It was while I was very new to throwing, it is however a pleasing shape. I went on to produce mainly domestic ware. I have always liked making the occasional piece just for the pleasure of the making…