So today I visited Amal Khreisheh Curator of Archaeology at SWHT and David Dawson who is an expert in Archeology with an amazing knowledge of ceramics and we are lucky to have him as a member of SANHS.
I was blown away by some of the pots I saw and decided to try and reflect the shape of a cup in todays pot.
I am including a few pictures from todays visit just to tempt you!
Today I confirmed that David Dawson and I will be talking at the Cotleigh Brewery. The date is the 16th November and there will be Beer!
Amal Khreisheh will be bringing some of the collection so that david can use them to talk about and I will be bringing my entire collection of pots made for the 100 Pots Challenge!
I will post a link to tickets here.
So today I am going to talk about Somerset handles. The are a number of different ways to put on handles but you can identify a Somerset handle by the way it is put on. It is the way my father taught me!
I have made a cup today – I am working towards emulating the cup above and wanted to try a handle before I did anything to crazy with the design. So I will video the process of putting on a handle for you. I might get dad to do it and you can see the master at work and then you can all have a laugh at me.
I have to say that listening to David today was amazing again. He knows so much and I am so lucky to be able to learn from him.
Pot of the Day Process Gallery
Clay type: Toasted Stoneware
Turned and decorated
Decoration: No decoration
Programme: ?Temperature: ?
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