Wheel thrown, using white stoneware; tails of glaze and slips, with granular ilmenite sprinkled liberally over the leaves. Fired to cone 6, in oxidation
Creepers clinging to the tree trunk, winding their way up, higher and higher.Fired in oxidation, to cone 6.
Slab-built, with white stoneware clay; textured. Fired first with shino; fired again, this time with a white crawl glaze. Behind the older, thick, cracking bark, appears the trunk, smooth and strong. Fired to cone 6, in oxidation. Hight: 30 cm.
Hand-thrown cylinder, using white stoneware clay. A dark glaze, with added grit, for peeling bark; splattered black and red underglaze, for fire and embers. Fired to cone 6, in oxidation. Height: 30 cm
Hand-built cylinder, using black stoneware; broad swathes of volcanic slip rise up the smooth, glistening green glaze. H: 24 cm, width at base: 8 cm, width at rim: 6 cm, fired in oxidation
Glazes poured, slips trailed with broad sweeping strokes, reflecting profusion of growth found in the dark depths of the forest
Hand built, using black stoneware; clay slab textured against a tree trunk, then shino glaze gives brown where thin, and creamy white where thick. Height: 30 cm, width at base: 10 cm, width at rim: 6 cm; fired to cone 6 in oxidation
Slab-built, with black stoneware clay. Black underglaze sponged on for enhanced contrast between the dark background and the olive-grey surface with its swirling, sunlit leaves, reaching for the light. Fired to cone 6, in oxidation.