Clay as a sketchbook

A holiday on mountain, looking around with joy, to discover shapes, sketches, pictures. The surface of clay , leather-hard, becomes a sketchbook, whereon I can copy directly the shapes of plants, leafs and flowers. These pots are the souvenir of an unforgettable place. The images are engraved and colored with black engobe in mishima technique. The green is engobe, painted with brush. After the … [Read more...]

Small pots in blue

I miss the clay, I have little time and little space to work with it. The clay is calling me through my little blue vases and for now I can not answer. Waiting for quiet moments when I will listen to my wheel to turn again ... … [Read more...]

My pottery in Bath

I'm attending a pottery course at the City of Bath College, and I have the possibility to learn, confront and try out new ceramic techniques. Here are my last pottery! I thought that could be an attractive proposition for students to design a set of 3 small pots with different shapes but with similar decorations, to work on the concept of a "triad" of objects connected by an idea that unites … [Read more...]

Throwing clay!

I had an unforgettable experience learning how to throw clay with the Master Paul Webb in Wolfcastle (Pembrokeshire, UK). I’m just at the beginning of this extraordinary art, it’s just a training for me, but I feel something really special and magic in this practice, more and more! me and my (attempts) pottery! the Master Paul Webb … [Read more...]