My work is inspired by observing the natural world. I am interested in the shifting boundaries of land, water and sky, particularly as climate change threatens these borderlines making them more volatile. I make drawings out in the landscape and develop these in my studio. The drawings provide the starting point for my pots, both in form and surface texture. The contemplative process of hand-building strengthens interaction with each unique developing form. Surface attributes of the pot evolve, both during hand-building and in the elemental process of smoking or raku firing.
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