Saturday, 18 July 2020

The Stratford gallery, July 2020




The Stratford gallery, July 2020.


Peter Wills:

Wills' bowls are beautiful and very distinctive. He uses white clays that he blends to his own recipes; however more recent work has been undertaken with a blend of English porcelain from Valentine Clays. Most work is thrown on a potter's wheel, raw-glazed when bone dry and once fired to 1280oC. Even more recently he has been experimenting with combining three different clays, which result in a volcanic-looking surface: they are the brown and white ones in this post.






Large agate ware bowl




Medium agate ware bowl




Little blue agate bowl




Medium river grogged porcelain turquoise bowl




Small green bowl with incised brown band




Small green bowl





River grogged porcelain bowls in green




Pale yellow bowl with river grogged porcelain and bronze ring to the centre




same bowl, different view


Lara Scobie:

'By integrating drawing, surface mark making and volume I play with the balance of space and pattern alongside hue and texture on both the decorated and void surface areas. For me it is the balance between composition and form, absence and presence, that offers some of the most exciting opportunities for expressing my creative work'.

















Large deep bowl with orange interior - Parian porcelain






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Deep bowl with orange - Parian porcelain





looking in












Sacha Wardell:









Katherine Glenday:













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