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The Potters Cast – Picking up where the art degree ends.

The Potters Cast is a weekly pod cast dedicated to the pottery community with a focus on growing your pottery business. Paul interviews potters and ceramicists from across the globe, and each guest brings something new to the table. Personally, i'm a little bit addicted, and I have found this pod cast so helpful and inspiring, I wanted to share it with as many people as I can, so that we can all grow as a thriving clay community, go on, have a listen. 'My main goal with The...

Top of the pots: the smashing rise of ceramics

Record auction prices, pottery classes bursting at the seams, Instagram superstars and innovative young artists … what’s behind the boom in all things clay? Its elegant shape was inspired by ancient Aegean figures and its pleasingly mottled surface made it feel like it had just been dug up from the ground. Yet when it was first sold in the 1970s, this understated vase by the late British potter Hans Coper changed hands for just £250. An unloved present, the creation was then kept in an old ...

Bournemouth Restaurant Commissions Taco Plates

Bournemouth restaurant Ojo Rojo commissions taco plates from Suzette Knight Ceramics and was such a hit with customers that some taco plates even left the restaurant with customers. (Read the story here at the Dorset Echo) Suzette Knight holding the famous Taco Plates at Ojo Rojo restaurant, Bournemouth Of course its not new for restaurants to use well designed and fine crockery, but many are now using independent ceramicists, such as Suzette Knight Ceramics, to express the trend for restaurants to commission their own tableware. Suzette Knight...

Pregnant Body Casting with Custom Elements Grows Stronger

Being pregnant is a joy and a privilege for many woman and with the help of Suzette Knight's design and ceramic skills many more expectant mothers are having their shapely bump and torso cast to celebrate this wondrous time in ones life. Resulting in sculpture of the finest quality and design. Making the perfect gift for yourself or for someone you love. The process starts with a consultation to learn more about your inner feelings about having a child. This helps us sculpt and mould unique elements within...

What is Potfest? And Let’s Have One in Dorset

There are a few events that celebrate the work of potters but Potfest is one that brings ceramic works to open park spaces in the north of England and Scotland and it would be great if we had one in Dorset too. Potfest 2018 is a ceramic show - putting public and potters together. Meet the potters, talk pots, and buy direct from the maker. Over 100 exhibitors invited from all over Europe and beyond. All with very distinctive individual styles, all passionate about working with clay. The venue, Hutton-in-the-Forest,...

Workshop Attendee Enjoys Fruits of Labour

When workshop attendee Sharon created her own serving plates in just one workshop session with Suzette Knight Ceramics, she was even more surprised how much pride she felt when she used them to serve food at home with friends and family. Though Suzette Knight Ceramics studio is small it provides a great opportunity for individual tuition or four people sharing a course. This could include a mixture of throwing on the wheel and hand-building, with time to concentrate on one or the other. A variety of techniques can...