A NEW SHAPE…

I am enjoying working with a new shape: Menhir, named because it reminds me of the stones that Obelix carries around in the Asterix books, which helped me learn to read French!

Here are the first two menhirs, which develop different themes that I have been exploring in my past work: weaving patterns and trompe l’oeil.

       

TALL OVAL VASE WOVEN (I)

I am both delighted and sad to have sold this vase.  Made in 2014, it has been with me for quite some time so I have grown to enjoy its company.  I hope it enjoys its new home, in a restored 1960’s James Bond style mansion; I can’t wait to see the pictures!

     

NEW VIDEO

Here is a lovely video of some of the pots that were exhibited at the Herrick Gallery in February.  Courtesy of Marcus Cole.

A new commissioned vase

It’s not often that a client takes you to their home, points to a place on their sideboard and says “Make me something to go here.”

This is especially welcome, when ‘here’ is in a beautiful room, surrounded by understated but incredibly elegant abstract paintings, lit from both sides with generous windows looking out onto fabulous, mature gardens.

A wonderful challenge.

This slipcase vase, part glazed and part exposed underglaze, is my response.

       

Special edition of Vogue Living in German Vogue

What to say?  Privileged, delighted, lucky?  Whatever the appropriate word is, I’m amazed to have one of my pots featured in the Modern Art section of Vogue Living,  in German Vogue June 2018.

Thank you Katharina Hesedenz for selecting Flat Oval Vase: Arrow Heads (i) and to Vanessa Daly for photographing it so beautifully.

           

Another commissioned piece….

In stark contrast to the previous commission, this one specified bright, colourful, sunny and three-dimensional…

Many thanks for the challenge Laura!

      

Commissioned piece….

I’m delighted with this commissioned piece which pares back the Arrow Head pattern to a monochrome design, really emphasising the twisted shape of this vase.

Thank you Jonny and Wei!

           

Pot video 5

The fifth video that Arnaud made is of one of the vases in my Tall Oval Vases collection.  The woven pattern is generated by straight lines running from one side of the small oval at the base to the other side of the larger oval at the lip.

 

To find out more, and see other pots that I have made, do visit the webpage.  Prices and commissions on request.