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Chinstrap penguins for SOTA Gallery.
New animal sculptures
An abandoned birdcage was the starting point for these pieces.
The dark art of Raku….
Raku elephants – first look
Raku penguins – first look
Welcome to the penguinery – click link to see the new arrivals
Bucks Pottery and Sculpture Society Raku day
On Saturday, an unexpectedly warm day, members of BPSS and friends gathered at Elaine’s farm in Drayton Beauchamp to Raku their pottery. Richard and I managed to fire over 60 pieces in the day. Paula did some smoke firing as well. It was a beautiful setting and we were accompanied by red kites and buzzards… Continue reading Bucks Pottery and Sculpture Society Raku day
Chiltern Arts Festival, 28-29 June
I spent this weekend at Chiltern Open Air Museum for the Chiltern Arts Festival. Richard and I set up a glazing workbench and the Raku kiln which enabled us to produce more animal sculptures as well as demonstrate the process to onlookers. Although the mixed weather – thundery showers punctuated with some sunshine – may… Continue reading Chiltern Arts Festival, 28-29 June
Bucks Open Studios 2014 now finished
Open Studios was great fun. We were blessed with glorious weather, so were able to fire up the kiln for Raku every day we were open. Our visitors were interesting and interested in what we were doing – how lovely! Some highlights of the event were sculptures set up in the garden, raku guinea fowl – pictures… Continue reading Bucks Open Studios 2014 now finished