Monthly Archives: May 2016

Settling in…

We moved in to 810 High Road this week with the hire van well and truly loaded to the hilt Time to get tidying and material set up for the upcoming workshops We soon realised that working in an unheated house … Continue reading

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Moving Forward at a Great Pace…

We received the fantastic news that Tottenham Hotspur Football Club and Middlesex University are generously sponsoring our project and we now have confirmed dates for our workshops at 810 High Road! We have had meetings with various groups in the area … Continue reading

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Alternative Mark Making

Whilst we have tested mark making with stencils, glaze dipped material and sponging directly on to the pots, we had some a chance outcome on one particular pot which we had not even planned. Whilst removing the pot from the … Continue reading

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All Mapped Out

With the regeneration process well underway, we feel it would be poignant to ‘map’ the area by inviting workshop participants to mark their territory and put themselves on the map as it were. We are creating stencils of the local area … Continue reading

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Tall, Small and Somewhere In Between

As with our test bricks, our colour test pots have emerged out of the kiln   Some of the glazes have come out much darker than we anticipated but some interesting results nonetheless     Proudly sponsored by Tottenham Hotspur … Continue reading

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Firing Test Bricks

Our brick samples have emerged from the kiln Different firing temperatures producing different tones Although the paler ones are yet to be fired…all stacked up…     Proudly sponsored by Tottenham Hotspur Football Club & Middlesex University     

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Mark Making & Colour Testing

Our first batch of colour testing came out of the kiln today.  We have chosen four glazes to work with and they seem to work well with the clay The next step was more fluid and we incorporated other materials … Continue reading

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