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June ramblings....

Venue Magazine

Pottery is a precarious way to earn a living even in "good times", but these are difficult conditions in which to operate a small business. Suffice to say, it's been  hard going  to make a profit from my work. Rather than get too depressed about it, I've hunkered down in the studio. It's a actually a good time to take stock- see what's not working and try out something new. There's nothing to lose!

Consequently  I've fired up the kiln a few times and been busy testing out some stoneware lava glaze recipes, which I hope will be be used in conjunction with some outside - sculptural pieces. (For which Raku is less durable) I see them as very much a bridgehead between my Raku work and firing in an electric kiln- indoors.  More on this I am sure as it progresses. 

I was quite pleased though with this little feature in the current issue of Venue Magazine.  It's primarily circulated in the East of England and profiles the Arts. A nice write up- focusing on the work made for Chelmsford Museum a while back. 

Article attached below. 


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