Soon after I graduated from the University of Wolverhampton I was offered a 3 months artist in residence at Bilston Community College. From there I then joined the Design Workers Foundation and enjoyed a free studio as well as further training in teaching, business studies and IT. During that year I had a dream about the place I am now living in which is a thriving gallery, supporting my flourishing ceramic arts business.
Peaceful faces modelled in clay are cast in plaster. A strip of fine clay is pressed into the mould then wrapped around a paper tube. Features are refined just before the leather hard stage. A template is used for the backgrounds to create uniformity. Glazed and fired to 1250 degrees. The various cartouches and characters make each piece unique