Sarah McLeary

Ceramics and Architecture

Category Archives: pottery

Mo Mugs

We went to the National Museum of Scotland at the weekend, to see the Lego exhibition and have a look aboot. We found this case of printing plates from Chambers’ encyclopedias. … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

more from CoCA

Mmmm more texture and decoration from the Centre of Ceramic Art in York. I Love this, the composition and the freshness Mark Hearld – the layering of decoration is lovely, … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

slip n slide

I’m trying a new technique with slip, layering thin slips and scoring through to create (hopefully) a depth of surface that I’ve not attempted before.   

February 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Onwards and Upwards

          Before Christmas, our building St Margaret’s House held a sale of residents’ work in the Gallery. It was a huge success! Foolishly, I had put … Continue reading

January 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Custom Mugs for you

I am taking commissions for mugs! The form below is intended to help you pick a design that you would like. Orders take 6-8 weeks, and each mug costs £15 … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

tools of the trade

We had a visit from a talented craftsman and all round top raconteur; Arthur. Our pottery group met in the studio to hear Arthur talk about his time apprenticing and … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Centre of Ceramic Art

Last week I was in York and visited the newly refurbished Art Gallery, which is also host to the brand new Centre of Ceramic Arts. It is large! You can … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

poetry, painting, pottery

After getting a lovely treatment by Fiona, who runs Flee In Edder at St Margarets’ House, we both went down to visit the new exhibition in the galleries of the … Continue reading

August 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stamping aboot

My not-very-secret project is to make tiles for my newly fitted kitchen. I thought I would show some of my tiles here without showing the finished project, as it’s not … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mugs for you!

Would you like a lovely mug? I will make one for you! And you can basically design your own decoration, or just tell me ‘put some stripes on it’ or … Continue reading

June 7, 2015 · 1 Comment