Welcome to my news page which I keep up-to-date with any significant information about me and my work, such as exhibitions for example. You can find more detailed and regular updates on how I work on social media. You can access them through my website or go directly via my Instagram or Facebook accounts.
 
This news page started its life in autumn 2016 when I was required to write a blog during my MA degree course in Ceramics at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, UK. Thus, going back you will find many blogs chronicling my artistic developments along with more personal observations made during those two years. 

Another string to my bow: Terra Sigillata

Having had a tutorial with Dave we have been thinking of other surface decorating techniques I could explore and add to my repertoire and using terra sigillata came up. I've only tried it once two years ago when on my first visit to the fabulous International Ceramics Studio in Kecskemet and I love the pots I have seen on which this has been applied by Magdalena Odondo and Duncan Ross: These are just two contemporary ceramic artist use this old technique of applying terra sigillata. As a potter we use the term 'terra sigillata' to refer to the ultra fine slip that is used to cover and refine the surfaces of ceramics. However, in an art historical context terra sigillata means 'stamped earth'

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