Handmade cups from a recent workshop. It’s work from our Ceramics Taster: Extrude. Continue reading Recent Makes: Extrude
On Friday 26 May creative small business’ were invited to share a snapshot of themselves in their workspaces to celebrate new research from NOT ON THE HIGH STREET. The research highlights how small creative businesses are helping to redefine the world of work. You can review the report here. Continue reading Work that Works
Recent makes from our Ceramics Sampler: Mark. Continue reading Happy Coasters
On Saturday mornings I try to post recent makes. I’ve been doing it for a while on Instagram. I use #saturdaymorningpots. If you make or love pots post your pictures too. Reflect on the week just gone, celebrate the change of pace or just relish in the joys of your favourite pot.
The Crafts Council’s Hey Clay! returns from 7-9 April, as part of the Get Creative campaign with the BBC. Hey Clay! offers people free opportunities to celebrate everything clay, have some fun, and unleash their inner potter!
￼We are a Hey Clay! venue and will be running events on 7 and 9 April. We’ve also joined forces with Chirpy on 8 April and treats across all our events are going to be provided by Wildflower Bakery.
I’ve been saving this picture from the shoot with Joanne Crawford for the website and a blog post. Jo was great. She put me at ease and I’ll definitely be booking a slot again in the near future. I’m so pleased I decided to enlist some help – there’s no way I could have achieved these shots on my own. I had a strong idea of what I wanted and Jo got it spot on. It’s really important to know your limitations and being photographed and photography is something I struggle with. I’m a majorly awkward subject.
Accidental colour inspiration. Out and about teaching myself how to take photographs – Achilles Heel. Many of the photos are out of focus – tripod next time – but some interesting colour combos have come out of it. Continue reading Colour and Surface
“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever.”