Porcelain with underglazes and clear glaze, 13.5 x 18.5 cm, 2015.
Earthenware clay plaques using white slip, underglaze stains and clear glaze, various sizes, 2007.
White porcelain decorated with two underglazes and a clear glaze, 15 x 10.5 cm, 2014. This fish plaque was made by pressing into the clay the carved lino sheet left over from making my lino-cut fish prints. I then hand coloured them and added detail by scratching out patterns (sgraffito).
Underglazes on white porcelain with onglaze enamels, 14 x 10.5 cm, 2014.
Stoneware decorated with glazes, underglaze and glass, w: 29 cm x h: 22 cm x d: 2cm, 2015.
Stoneware decorated with white slip, dark oxide, one light glaze and different colours of molten glass, width 23 cm, 2007. These plaques are quite time consuming to make as the pattern has to be carved out very carefully and filled with crushed glass so that it will hold the molten glass during firing without it overflowing.
Stoneware decorated with slip, oxide, different glazes and molten glass, width 24.5 cm, 2010. Here I have tried to add more textural variation by choosing to combine a matt with a shiny glaze.
Stoneware using slips, clear glaze and molten glass, 2011. Made on commission. My brief was to include a hare and the number 41 into a house number plaque.
Stoneware with slips, oxides, glazes and molten glass, 2014. A more surreal take on my usual fish themed plaques.
Stoneware with slips, oxides, glazes and molten glass, various sizes, 2014. I have produced and sold quite a few of these fish plaques. They are created completely from my imagination without any prior sketches.
This fish plaques belongs to a group of eight on my house wall. Stoneware with slips, oxide and glazes.
Earthern Ware with slips, oxide and glazes, 2011. A friend commissioned a set of fish plaques requesting a different colour range from my usual blue tones.