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Contact Details

Studio: Cotswold Pottery, Clapton Row, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, UK, GL54 2DN. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 (0)1451 820173
Fax: +44 (0)1451 820173
Email:
Web-site: www.cotswoldpottery.co.uk
Availability: no updates from 8/2017
Last Updated: 2009-07-02

Current Work

Current Work

The work is either reduction fired stoneware using mainly wood-ash glazes, salt-glazed in my large wood-fired kiln at the Whichford Pottery, or soda-glazed in my gas kiln here.

Work generally available from:
St. Ives Ceramics, Cornwall
Beaux Arts, Bath
Bluecote Display Centre, Liverpool
The Octagon, Whichford Pottery
Direct from our own showroom.

Other Information:
Available for lectures, demonstrations, workshops, when available, given plenty of advance notice.

Technical Information

Technical Information

Reduction-firing: down-draft gas kiln, 30cu. feet. Reduction fired to cone 10, with mainly ash, celadon and tenmoku glazes.
Salt/soda-firing: wood-fired kiln, 90 cu feet; gas kiln, 40 cu feet; various slips as well as tenmoku and celadon glazes.

History

History

Cheltenham College of Art; Largely self-taught.

Work Styles

Work Styles

Stoneware
Tenmoku
Soda
Celadon
Ash