Posts tagged "pottery"
Ceramic celebration

Ceramic celebration

It’s always exciting for me to see the ceramics pieces that I have made after they are removed from the kiln. The interesting ways that the glazes melt and mix, you can never be perfectly sure what you will get and I enjoy the mystery. I also enjoy going down to the studio which is...
Ceramics Inspiration

Ceramics Inspiration

Last year I began ceramics classes, and it has been one of the most rewarding experiences. I have spent quite a bit of time learning and creating, and excitedly waiting to see what magic happens in the kilns as the glazes melt and combine, turning my work into surprises that I couldn’t have imagined. A...
Potting Around: Ceramics Class

Potting Around: Ceramics Class

A few photographs I took of the ceramics studio where I go for classes. It’s a lovely relaxing way to spend a friday morning before heading to work, and gives me an excuse to get up early. I enjoy my walk through the alleyways of the Borne to the ground floor workshop, where you can...
Raku Ceramics

Raku Ceramics

A few months ago I signed up to a ceramics class. Now twice a month on a Friday morning, I get clay and glazes up to my elbows and immerse myself in the world of pottery. I suffered a number of “Ghost” comments in the beginning, which I assume all ceramists must go through, a...
Funny Face Spring Time

Funny Face Spring Time

Spring has arrived in Barcelona. All the avenues are abloom and petals cover the sidewalks. I have been starting to really look forward to summer, when Barcelona properly wakes up, people start to smile and wear colourful clothes again and it’s warm enough to swim in the sea. In the mean time I am enjoying...

Found

Do you remember the little ceramic sculptures I likened to small creepy furry grannies, at the SWAB art fair? Well these funny little sculptures keep turning up where ever I go it would seem. Perhaps they are trying to tell me something. A secret message, a coded communiqué. On a wander around the old jewish...