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Challenges ahead

Richard Godfrey holding his ceramic sculpture

Richard Godfrey is a truly inspirational potter who always challenges preconceptions about what can be done with clay. Renowned for fun and quirky brightly decorated functional wares, Richard spent much of 2013 producing a brand new line of slab built forms. Peter Ward, owner of the Online Ceramics Gallery said, ‘I was really pleased to […]

Contemporary lustre decoration

Tony Laverick holding pot

Leek based potter, Tony Laverick, is the latest ceramic artist to join the Online Ceramics Gallery. Tony produces porcelain vessels decorated in layers of glaze and lustre. Online Ceramics Gallery owner, Peter Ward, said; ‘Tony has over 30 years experience working as a potter both for himself and in the ceramics industry.’ ‘We have chosen, […]

Fresh from the kiln

Jack Doherty holding vessel

We travelled 360 miles to visit potter, Jack Doherty, at his home and studio in Mousehole. There isn’t much of England left once you reach Mousehole, it is situated at the far westerly point of Cornwall, just before Lands End. The journey was worth it. We picked up magnificent soda fired porcelain vessels, most of […]

Spot the elephant in the room

Elephant teapot and cup

Terry Bell Hughes is a master potter – his work is both functional and fun. When establishing Online Ceramics, Terry was one of the first five potters on our wish list. His teapots are quirky and very usable. You can see the lineage in his work from the Harrow tradition. Having been a professional potter […]

Bold and bright work by Barry Stedman

Barry Stedman holding plate

Many potters covet the looseness, flow and freedom Barry Stedman brings to his ceramics. Barry makes them deliberately heavy and decorates them in bright slips, part of which he deliberately leaves unglazed. Online Ceramics Gallery owner, Peter Ward, said ‘we normally only feature potters with a minimum 10 years professional experience. Barry was under that […]