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The inspiration for my work derives from the making and firing process. The hands-on approach required in making coiled and burnished vessels builds a relationship between the maker and the object that I find fulfilling. My approach to building a vessel is one of 'organic'...

As I get older I am finding it easier to let go of too much control and to allow the clay to speak for itself and for me in expressing my visceral, physical tactile involvement with life- sea, land, mountains, earth, flesh, sky, space, surface....

I attended an evening class at Swarthmore Education Centre in Leeds for two years before buying my own wheel. I now work in a small studio in Ilkley and have been potting for around four years. I am passionate hobby potter making wheel thrown stoneware...

Inspired and taught 'A' level ceramics by Mal Magson, 30 years ago, I finally have a kiln and time to continue my fascination with clay. Based in a shed in Bramhope, Leeds, I create forms influenced by a childhood on the coast near Whitby. Coastal...

Richard from Twisted Earth Ceramics works from his studio in Thackley, West Yorkshire, as a ceramic artist. He spends his time creating a range of one off characterful animal sculptures, using a range of techniques to build his pieces. Richard also occasionally sculpts peoples pets...

The inspiration for my work is the human form represented as individual sculptures using stoneware clays and a range of oxides, slips and glazes....

My work is inspired by the natural world and I find there are endless sources of inspiration in plant forms, leaves, thistles, seed pods, vegetables, fungus etc. I use traditional methods of making - coiling, pinching and slab-building - and for surface decoration use slips,...

My work is informed by lots of things, exploring diverse innovative/traditional techniques ...

Pots which reflect my fascination with the complex and ever changing textures and forms found in the natural world. Glazes which often add a 'modern twist' to the organic forms. My work offers many uses ranging from the purely sculptural to garden planters, statement flower...

We make ceramics that are inspired by natural forms and try to give them a sense of life and movement. In 2014 my husband Jack and I decided to experiment with printing clay using a 3D printer. There were no commercial 3D clay printers available,...