Series of Ceramics by Lisa Hammond

Once the week has started I’m always eager for Tuesday evening to come around, as this is when we get the opportunity to get a little creative ourselves and experiment in the studio of a local potter. What better way to prepare for this than a return visit to Lisa Hammond, an English potter who has taken on the Japanese techniques of Shino where the aim is to utilise the carbon in the glazes to create a rustic texture. Many of you will …

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Documentary on Potter Svend Bayer

Acknowledging a running theme of traditional craft with the daily line up, I thought I’d introduce a documentary I recently viewed which follows the work of English Potter Svend Bayer. Given we have shared lots of ceramics and pottery in the past I felt the need to source a project that would expand on what we have already highlighted and this twenty minute film does exactly this. If you have an interest not only in the …

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