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Time to Play

Yesterday was the first of what I hope will be many – a study day supporting individual practice at West Dean College.  I did not arriving knowing what I was going to do (unlike everyone else) but the word “respond” struck a chord and I decided to look at some of my found objects with that in mind.   183 more words


When less is more...

Sometimes simplicity is the perfect thing.

My sister Kathy decorated this egg, back in 1984. Now the thing about Kathy was that she was quite the artist and produced some beautifully detailed eggs. 41 more words



The forsythia is just beginning to bloom here in New Hampshire. During our outlet shopping spree yesterday I picked up some wax sticks.

The dried leaves under the forsythia were created using multiple layers of wax resist. 54 more words


Final firing results

The work came out of the kiln today.

The bisqued pieces didn’t vitrify, the screen printed flask with the clear glaze made the ink less sharp. 269 more words

Studio Practice Thoughts

Elemental: embodying the powers of nature

The assemblage spent 3 days in the river, as I was photographing it it fell apart, back into it’s separate parts. I decided to glaze the separate parts and assemble after the firing. 454 more words

Studio Practice Thoughts

Phyl Dunn, Australia 1960s.

Wax resist on pottery is a technique whereby wax is used to prevent glazes or slips from adhering onto the clay body or previous coating of glaze when a second or third layer is applied. 330 more words

Phyl Dunn

Museum Batik Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta Day 3: Friday, August 4, 2017

Before going up to my room the day before, I sat down with the concierge at the front desk as they had a sign saying they could work out any tour we wanted. 1,095 more words

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