Still working

Doesn’t show here, but I have been working. The pots have taken a turn to being more like canvases for my painting and drawing now

Still trying to stay true to the spirit of black or red figure pottery that the Greeks did.  Some results turn out better than others. I prefer throwing white clay, but the brown clay fires to a richer finish.

White clay:


Also started playing around with Greek decorative elements. Do you know how hard it is to do a Greek key design freehand??

For Dave

Support comes from the most unexpected places. Sitting next to Relative Dave at Easter and he asks “When you going to update the blog?”

So here ’tis. Getting quite interested in painting with underglazes….


But have not abandoned the crusty “small worlds” just yet: