Paranoid or relaxed?

Figures in motion or at rest.....

 Trying out a darker stoneware rather than my porcelain clay

Trying out a darker stoneware rather than my porcelain clay

different to work with, both aesthetically and in texture. Already missing the lightness of porcelain, but getting ready to try out earthenware clay soon, so might be a while... 

Staffordshire style riffing....

My new series, something I've been  wanting to try out for years....
I have always found Staffordshire figures fascinating. Cheerful and kitsch, the English have such varied emotions towards them, a lot almost shudder when thinking of the colourful little figures lined up at a great aunties' home. I think they are camp as Christmas and they never fail putting a smile on my face...

 Staffordshire style dinosaurs with the real thing behind....

Staffordshire style dinosaurs with the real thing behind....

Apple in progress

Producing at quite a good steady rate new work .......today's work an apple for my fruit/veg collection, soft and malleable, almost fluid. 

 Scrumptious apple

Scrumptious apple