Pottery Wheel Maintenance, new shelving and lots of cups!!

It has been a week of maintenance, new shelving and lots of cups here at Servant Ceramics.  For a while now, my wheel has been fairly noisy. As I’ve only ever owned second hand wheels, they’ve always had their own character and my current wheel, well, I definitely would of described it as ‘boisterous.’ Turns…… Continue reading Pottery Wheel Maintenance, new shelving and lots of cups!!

How it’s done || Christmas decorations

This post is dedicated to a couple of my closest friends…. I’m sure you have at least one friend like these ones – the loyal, encouraging, supportive and  brutally honest types? The ones that ask those tough questions most ‘normal’ people just keep to themselves? At a recent catch-up, they commented about a recent giveaway I ran…… Continue reading How it’s done || Christmas decorations

Studio Saturday

Its been a while since I’ve been home on the weekend, let alone in the studio, but today was a studio Saturday – and it was goooooooooooood!  Heading into the studio this morning, I knew it was a beaker day. I’ve had a few beaker orders come in during the week and wanted to make…… Continue reading Studio Saturday

Celebrating the one-week mark…

It has actually been 9 days since launching the online shop front… …and I’m very happy to share that I’m actually working on orders! As I type this post, a glaze firing has currently hit around 320 degrees as it climbs to 1280 degrees Celsius. There’s three special orders in there as well as plenty…… Continue reading Celebrating the one-week mark…

Smile, its camera time!

Generally speaking, I quite enjoy taking photos… … just ask my mates how annoying I can be with a camera. There are thousands of happy snaps that documented my uni residence days and nights. And probably a good hundred photos of my friends with that ‘no. not another photo Rachel. serious. turn that camera off’…… Continue reading Smile, its camera time!

Add this equation up…

1 bisque firing = 5 days of glazing = 2 stoneware firings = the realisation I need new studio shoes and a rubber mat (more on the mat later). As you can see, its been a great week. Product is coming out of the kiln and I’ve been bursting with thankfulness. My second glaze firing…… Continue reading Add this equation up…