Adopt a Potter demonstration at Potclays

Poster for Potclays Adopt a Potter demonstration

In support of the fantastic 'Adopt a Potter' charity,...

Pot sale update!

School poster 'Throw a pot'

A rather last minute alteration to schedule.....I've been summoned by the PTFA of our local Primary school for some 'Have...

June wood-firing

Wood-fired salt-kiln pots fired before unpacking

  Back-tracking now, a few pot snaps from the last Olsen wood-salt kiln before unpacking, a few days before our...

Roulettes galore

mug rouletted and ash-glazed

I'm really enjoying a group of new bisque roulettes which I've been employing in various ways to wet and soft leatherhard pots, both thrown and slab-built.

Summer sale, seconds and old stock

wood-fired salt-glazed pots

I've had a long overdue late Spring clean out and from this Thuraday 18th July until Sunday 21st, I'll have some great bargains for sale on the Wobage Gallery 'Seconds & Old Stock' shelves. We are open 10am until...

Aber ICF, kiln demonstration success

Wood salt kiln Aberystwyth

We arrived at Aberystwyth Arts Centre and University...

‘Young Clay’ exhibition pics

UK pots on display 'Young Clay'

One of my evening class students recently visited the mixed show of UK work currently on exhibition in Tegelen Hollland which I am a part of. She was most impressed by the quality of display and the work, as well it's...

‘Legacy’ at Imagine Gallery

Jug wood-fired salt-glaze

John Foley from Imagine Gallery in Suffolk has just collected...

The lure of porcelain

Ash-glaze porcelain espresso cups in kiln

I continue to experiment with porcelain, in throwing and slab-building, and despite the difficulties in building, I love the results. I've expanded more tests on the Goonvean kaolins, to which I've been adding a quarter...

New Phoenix wood-kiln

Salt-glazed pots

Earlier in the Spring, we built a small 'Phoenix' wood-salt kiln which at 15 cubic foot packing capacity, will be a useful test kiln for new ideas. That is a rather Royal 'we', with respect and thanks to Ana and 2nd...

Wobage courses summer season opens

Slip course students June 2013

The courses season kicked off at the beginning of the month with Patia tutoring Slip decoration, four days of wonderful sunshine, productive making and inspirational decorating. The studio was full to capacity with...

Aberystywth ICF

Phoeni firing

The Biennial International Ceramics Festival, staged at Aberystwyth Arts Centre and University, is fast approaching, where...