Workshop wrap up – Small Pretty Things – March 2015

This workshop – Small Pretty Things – was the first of the year and what a way to start the workshop series off!! It’s taken me a while to get this post up but I wanted to include some action shots as well as final vessel shots as they came out of the kiln. While…… Continue reading Workshop wrap up – Small Pretty Things – March 2015

And on the twenty-ninth of November….

WHAT?! Where did November go and by the by, is anyone else creeped out when hearing Christmas carols in shopping centres IN NOVEMBER???? All in all, November, you have been a fun month. You’ve been there for my Finders Keepers market debut, my very first hands on clay workshop, my first BrisStyle Big Bazaar experience, a…… Continue reading And on the twenty-ninth of November….

Believe you can…

This print popped up in my fb newsfeed on Monday morning and was quite encouraging as I was gearing up for a massive day – unpacking a bisque, mixing a 12L batch of glaze, waxing bases, glazing – getting ready to fire the big kiln with wares for THIS SUNDAY’S OPEN STUDIO. Generally speaking, I…… Continue reading Believe you can…

Are you still alive?

There’s been so much happening here at Servant Ceramics… First up – we had a great time at out recent markets. Ending June with BrisStyle’s Twilight Market and a Suitcase Rummage at Brisbane Powerhouse and kicking off July at Handmade Redcliffe’s one year anniversary launch. Andrew and I also had the pleasure of his parents…… Continue reading Are you still alive?

It is nice to have a man with strong arm muscles around the studio….

Here is Andrew helping the kiln cool down…. Sometimes kilns take far too long to cool down. Especially when you are nervy about the contents! Truth be told, yesterday’s firing didn’t go completely to plan, but then again, when does life go to plan?! To say I was nervous is a definite understatement. I had…… Continue reading It is nice to have a man with strong arm muscles around the studio….

Potter’s translation of a long weekend…

STUDIO WEEKEND!  This long weekend (Queen’s birthday) didn’t go entirely to plan. We were meant to head to my Uncle’s farm and spend some time helping out. Thursday’s kiln opening put a spanner into that plan….. For whatever reason, the soak cycle didn’t cut off and the result was blistered and bubbled wares! If there is…… Continue reading Potter’s translation of a long weekend…