Instagram – Contacts and Creative Inspiration

Paperclay shoes from an installation entitled  ‘Not all things go to plan’  by Alison Bournes. Some months ago I gained a new follower on Instagram.  This artist had started making shoes from porcelain paperclay and I assumed that, rather than being a coincidence, there must be a link to my own ceramic work.   A series of direct messages revealed … Read More

Feet of Clay

‘When we were very young’ – ceramic shoe installation.   I made my first ‘feet of clay’ for a project during my ceramic diploma course.  The work was entitled ‘Shoes for the Cobbler’s Daughter’ and was based on the saying ‘A  cobbler’s children often go barefoot’.  The piece consisted of a series of girl’s shoes – started but unfinished – … Read More

Ceramic Shoes

‘Reap only what you sow’ – Ceramic Shoes (Stoneware clay with oxides and glaze). Those of you who have visited my website before will know that I have labelled myself a ‘ceramist’ in recent years as, since completing a two year Ceramic Diploma in 2007, this has been my primary discipline.  I am known best for ceramic shoes although I … Read More