Thursday, 3 December 2009
Blue Sky Thinking & Work in Progress
This picture is for me as much as anyone else.
It seems so long since I've seen a sky as clear and blue as this one this morning.
I think this must be the cloudiest year ever that I can remember.
but as much as I tried I could not get a picture that showed the colour at it's best.
so I took advantage of the sunshine and took this.
just drizzling the slip over the bowl.
I seem to be trying out all sorts of new things since I came back from holiday.
I think it did me more good than I first thought.
While I was away I Read the
Winchcombe Pottery the Cardew - Finch tradition ,
book that Doug Fitch had lent me.
Doug's Copy is Signed by all sorts of people, and I couldn't risk taking it on the holiday with me, so I bought myself a copy that arrived in the post the day before we set off.
We took Doug's one back on Tuesday night.
He lent me another,
I hadn't seen this book since I was 17, I used to get it from the library all the time.
and I found a copy on Amazon for £15.00
I've got orders for 26 pots at the moment, but in amongst them I am making some nice pieces just for myself.
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