Tag Archives: enamel

New enamel bowls, new colours.

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Enamel: not craft, not art, but alchemy.

New work. To much enamel on this bowl – but it will keep. The glass slides up and slides down, mixing, blending, running where it will. This one is well behaved. Just liquid enamel over cheap flux – nothing fancy. … Continue reading

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Glass on copper.

There are not enough hours in the day – I’m supposed to be writing a novel, the garden is ‘out of hand’, my runner beans have failed and I’ve neglected this blog of late. So here is a post: A … Continue reading

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What is Life?

Enamel on copper. Two years ago – Now I should try to improve on this.

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Blizzard

A new enamel, 4×4 inch – gone to https://www.facebook.com/CoastGallery?ref=ts&fref=ts today.

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Burning Bright

Vitreous enamel fired onto copper. 6×4 ins. One of several pictures that emerged from the kiln this week as I explored some new colours and ignored the text books. It’s amazing what you can get from a bit of battered … Continue reading

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Bardo

A new enamel fresh from the kiln today. Making Bardo. After a session of careful work in which I tested the effects of disparate enamels on each other, and made notes, I decided to do one more before switching off … Continue reading

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Moon Fleet

Moon Fleet appeared during investigations into the behaviour of leaded and lead-free enamels when juxtaposed. There is an interesting phenomena: the lead-free enamel tends to retreat from the boundary with the leaded; that is what produced the halo around each … Continue reading

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Art to Helmsley

The ‘Look Gallery’ at Helmsley needed some enamels. I took pictures of my latest work (here is one), packed a dozen and took them to Helmsley, a town on the other side of the North Yorkshire Moors. The gallery took … Continue reading

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Alchemy

And Then There is Alchemy The transmutation of matter. It’s much like life, really. An errand boy for the Co-op in Hartlepool then, by some happy chance, I was tapping out Morse code in the wireless rooms of cargo ships … Continue reading

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