Raku Kiln Lid Part 1

Sadly the lid of the raku kiln I use is reaching the limit of being reparable, it’s really begining to crack, unwind and break up. As much as I enjoy reparing it with bits of kiln wire and cement, it really does need replacing urgently so I have decided to try to build my own. Thanks to James Otter of Potclays for his excellent technical advice.

Laying out the bricks.

This is the first stage, laying out the spare kiln bricks I have accumulated and scoring a line marking the circumference of my kiln, its 23.5 inches in diameter or exactly 5 standard kiln brick widths, I’m sure thats not a coincidence.
Next step will be tidying the bricks up a bit before cementing them together with some kiln cement. I’ll try and post my progress as I go along…

London Potters Annual Exhibition 2014

I popped a few of my pots off yesterday at the Morley Gallery ready for the London Potters Annual Exhibition 2014. I’m looking forward to the Private View tomorrow night, 6pm to 8pm, feel free to pop along.

The exhibition runs from the 2nd to the 16th December 2014.

London Potters Annual Exhibition 2014

I’m going to be exhibiting my work alongside many other talented London Potters at the London Potters Annual Exhibition this year.
The exhibition runs between 2nd December and 16th December 2014 at the Morley Gallery in Lambeth.

The exhibition will be open
Mon-Fri 11am-6pm
Sat 12 noon-4pm
Sun (7th only) 12 noon-4pm

See you there :)

Out of the Woods at The Gallery Cafe

Suman Gujral and I will be showing our work next month at The Trestle Arts Base – Gallery Cafe in St Albans in an exhibition entitled “Out of the Woods“.

Suman is a talented printmaker and fellow HVAF member. Visit her website to see more of her fantastic work.

The exhibition will run between the 3rd October 2014 and the 3rd November 2014.
Join us for the Private View on the 2nd October 2014 between 7pm and 9pm.