Exploring the art and science of ceramics

The Art of Ceramics

Exploring the teapot form

Over the years, I have used the teapot form as a canvas to challenge myself artistically.

A teapot needs 4 distinct parts to technically be considered a teapot: body, spout, handle and lid.

The size and shapes of those parts can be left up to interpretation and are limited only by imagination.

 Each teapot asks to be interacted with.  It has its own unique personality.

My Teapot was featured in

500 Teapots – Volume 2

500 teapots volume 2 front cover

500 Teapots – Volume 2

O la Fuente by Sue McLeod

on page 257

500 teapots volume 2 back cover

Juried by Jim Lawton

Translucent porcelain and soy wax glow candles

Entirely handmade, wheel thrown translucent porcelain vessels are filled with unscented soy wax.  The translucency of the porcelain allows the light to shine through as the candle burns down, creating an elegant glow.  Vessels are glazed in ways that enhance the glowing effect, creating patterns of shadows and light.  Empty candle containers can be refilled locally.

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And many other forms and surfaces

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The Science of Ceramics

A Journey to Understanding Ceramic Glaze Chemistry

Have you ever wanted to learn how to understand glazes on a deeper level?  A molecular level?

Want to create recipes from scratch or improve your existing recipes?

Understand your materials well enough to fix issues with your glazes easily and confidently?

Join me as I dig deep, experimenting with glazes and learning about their chemistry.

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