Blogging about Matthew Tyas' pottery and explorations in making.
Chawan: An Introduction I’ve been making various chawan in the workshop this week. I like these forms because the potter and user develop a close relationship with them. Chawan are an intimate kind of pot: a lot of thought is given to how they feel to the hand, how they balance, and how they’re met […]
New Pots: Yunomi Yunomi are one of my favourite forms! They’re a kind of Japanese drinking vessel with a high foot, meant for holding in the hand. These pots will go into my second gas reduction firing, moving forward with the results of my first reduction firing. There were many things I like about this […]
Just a quick post to say I’ve installed some new worktops in the Pottery at Bosence Farm. This is quite exciting for me! It might only be a couple of sheets of 12mm marine ply, but it will make a big difference to the usability of the benches. The previous worktops were painted chipboard and […]