The facebook elves kindly reminded me that three years ago, Dec 2nd was the day that the 2012 Holmesglen TAFE diploma of ceramics graduates proudly showcased the wares that they poured time, sweat and tears into at the Pottery Expo at Federation Square. So much has changed in the past five years! My hair is much lighter…… Continue reading FLASHBACK FRIDAY

Keep Ceramics Education alive!!

I was fortunate to study a diploma of ceramics full-time at Holmesglen TAFE across 2011-2012. I remember putting together my portfolio for the interview with the course co-ordinator and can recall just how nervous I was during that initial conversation. After experiencing a 6-week community art centre wheel-throwing course (at Carlton Arts Centre) while finalising my BA,…… Continue reading Keep Ceramics Education alive!!

Making my day that much better…

I absolutely adore hearing back from customers and this week, two lovely ladies got in contact with me – with photos! Using her Jane Austen mug for the very first time…. “I love it so much Rach! It’s by far the best tea vessel I’ve ever used. Thank you!” This particular mug was purchased while…… Continue reading Making my day that much better…

Australian Ceramics Open Studios – this weekend!!

Are you strapped in? …coz it’s gonna be an awesome weekend!!! All across Australia, ceramic artists are throwing open their studios and wiping down well, every surface in preparation for this weekend. From The Australian Ceramics Association: “Some of the world’s most significant moments have included mud, from the biblical creation of Adam to that famous mind…… Continue reading Australian Ceramics Open Studios – this weekend!!

A bit about me and some of my favourite, inspirational makers.

I received a wonderful email from my friend Marta of Marta Walenda asking me to join a blog tour. The idea of the tour is that each author shares few things about themselves and about 3 other people whose creativity we find inspiring. Not only was I touched to find out that I have inspired Marta…… Continue reading A bit about me and some of my favourite, inspirational makers.