Claire Orange • Ceramics

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A great 10 days were spent at the pop-up gallery at the Leeds Children’s Holiday Centre overlooking the amazing Morecambe Bay in Silverdale! Our efforts were rewarded by this dramatic sunset as we were packing down on the last night – it made my weekend! AND it also gave me an impromptu photo opportunity to get a rather special backdrop for the garden sculptures. It’s a bit challenging to get good images… Read More

Anybody who knows me well will wonder why I’m fiddling about with small lumps of clay these days, which is very unlike me! Well its simple really—I’ve been restricted by the size of my kiln! Very frustrating! As many of you will know, I’ve moved back into my old workshop at home (no rent to pay or petrol!), but unfortunately there’s loads of restoration work to be done before I can install… Read More

…….some strange new floral species have sprung up during the last few gorgeous sunny days! The stems are strong enough to be plant stakes for the less robust of plants… because as you can see, I’ve moved on from wire to metal rod!…. I think they’re a lovely garden, plant pot or window box addition, brightening up any day of the week…. rain or shine… adding a little splash of colour to… Read More