Short notice, but with the forecasters suggesting the warmest day of the year so far we will be heating things up a bit more at Broomfield Farm with a Raku firing. Come along to see the process in action and have a go yourself!
Here are a few pictures from Sunday’s Raku firing at BoS, taken on my iPad:
Last night we celebrated the start of this year’s BoS event at Roger’s home in Gt Missenden. This is the 7th year in a row that Roger Longdin (landscape photographer) and I have exhibited together and 40 to 50 friends joined us for a party to kick things off. Richard Ballantyne is also taking part with us… Continue reading Bucks Open Studios 2014 – now open
These are the first results from another Read and Ballantyne collaboration to make (almost) life-size chickens for outside display. I threw the shapes, Richard modelled the hens and handed them back to me for glazing. Come and see them at Bucks Open Studios in June. Soon to be featured in the Garden Sculpture photo gallery.
On 27th June Richard and I led a raku workshop for the pottery groups run by Suzanne Phillips. This was held in the beautiful grounds of Suzanne’s house and studio in Medmenham on the River Thames. The weather wasn’t perfect but we were surrounded by baby chicks, nesting ducks, sheep and lambs; so lot’s of “aaahhhs…”… Continue reading Medmenham Raku workshop
This was the second Amersham Artisans show, again held at St Michael’s church in Sycamore Road. I was one of around 20 “artisans” to be invited to take part by organisers Alison Berthelsen and Suzanne Raffelini and one of the two potters there on the day. Space was limited so my main focus was on small tableware… Continue reading Amersham Artisans, 26 April 2014
Having so far relied on Flickr for sharing images of my pottery and ceramics, I am now expanding my web-presence to this – CarolCeramics.com – to include news and a program of events. Expect to find mainly images of my work, both old and new, together with information about collaborations, commissions and more. The news section (that’s… Continue reading Welcome to CarolCeramics.com