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A Visit to Maldon with some pots

I was very lucky to have been asked to bring some work to Haylett's Fine Art Gallery in Maldon, Essex. The owner was very pleasant and requested some small items- and bowls with a view to bringing some larger pieces in the new year. I noted some ceramic work on show from Pam Schomberg and Richard Baxter- two well known Essex potters!

Things have been quite lately, baring one or two very nice nice on-line commissions.  I've been using the time to make pots back in  the studio. It's been nice to do that, after all the problems I've experienced  recently, getting both my electric kiln and Raku gas kiln to work again! Therapy again....


 Flyer for Haylett's Art Gallery
 Greenware pots drying out
Raku bowl

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