Welcome to my MA blog, which I set up to accompany me during my two years studying for a masters degree in Ceramics at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, UK. This will chronicle my artistic developments along with more personal observations made during this time.

September 25, 2018

So, after looking at different styles of oribe ceramics I've decided to go for the 'Ao' oribe style which combines white with patches of green glazes and decorations in either black or oxide reds. 

My very first step is to decide on the kind of clay I use. As my intenti...

September 12, 2018

So, recently, while decorating a ceramic piece using patterns “borrowed” from Iznik pottery made during the Ottoman empire, I had a moment of doubt and asked myself whether I was guilty of crossing ethical boundaries through acts of “cultural appropriation”? I didn't s...

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