The Old Pottery Factory in Jingdezhen

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

During my vist to China this year, after finishing my research in Shuiji, I went to Jingdezhen to catch up with some friends and to do some futher research...

Big pot making at the Royal China Pottery in Jingdezhen, Jianxi, China

Friday, 14 April 2017

We had  a pretty successful time making pots in Jingdezhen, and as everything went well, we had some spare time whilst waiting for kilns to cool, so...

Throwing and Turning in Jingdezhen

Friday, 14 April 2017

In my third visit to Jingdezhen in China, my main focus was to make pots and to explore the very special pottery traditions, materials and tools that...

Big pot making in Jingdezhen

Friday, 11 December 2015

During a visit to Jingdezhen in May this year, Steve Harrison and I took tome off from making pots from hard paste porcelain clay to visit this workshop....

The 80th Anniversary of J M Plumer''s Journey to Shuiji Zhen

Sunday, 15 November 2015

It was the Plumer’s book that intrigued me most. Online searches indicated there were only two copies of Plumer’s book in libraries in Australia and...

The Sweet Spot - Works of Contemplation, Desire and Fulfilment

Sunday, 15 November 2015

“In making beautiful objects for use I am attempting to transcend the banality of everyday life as it may sometimes be experienced. I want the objects...