As a child I played with clay and mud in the bush streams at French Bay, Titirangi. Later in the Lynfield College art room I spent many lunch times teaching myself to throw on a kick wheel. Then followed a number of years making high fired domestic ware, firing with diesel and wood kilns in the Waitakere hills, the Coromandel outback and Tokomaru Bay.
During this time I received inspiration and mentoring from Helen Mason. I am now working with low fired white earthenware, making hand formed pieces and slab ware, with emphasis on surface design, texture and colour.
I now paint and I am learning a lot from the interaction generated as these two processes feed into each other. 120 words
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