This week was plates... next week PINCH POTS!
Most people who attend my beginner courses tell me they haven't touched clay since they were at school. At the end of a three-hour workshop, all those great clayey memories have returned and I receive such lovely feedback: "I feel so relaxed", "This was so much fun", "I can't wait for next week". Life is … Continue reading Love to squish clay with your fingers??!
(Photo from the day that Fran brought in crostata all the way from her mum's kitchen in Italy!) Every now and then, I stop, look around the studio and take in all that surrounds me. I see shelves laden with all the work of my students, the kiln (a champion workhorse!), the pottery wheels, the … Continue reading Our pottery community 🙂
Congratulations to Keri, one of the lovely people who comes along to my tuesday evening clay workshops, on producing her first bottle shape! Having now learned the art of collaring she is unstoppable! This great piece came off the wheel without a hitch and I can't wait to see how she will glaze it. Just like Keri here, you … Continue reading A Bottle by Keri…
Another superb Tuesday evening session. Look at those happy makers! Join us for a relaxing workshop... 6.30-8.30pm every Tuesday evening at Islington Arts Factory.
I believe in the importance of sharing knowledge in order to guarantee the continuation of skills and preservation of crafts. I hope to play a small part in this by running weekly clay workshops for adults and children at Islington Arts Factory, London Children's workshops run during term time on Friday evenings from 4.15pm. For more information or to book your child onto … Continue reading Workshops in Islington for Adults and Children