Hand-built sculptural vessels using highly grogged stoneware. Surface treatments consist of slips and oxides, enhancing the stone-like qualities of the clay.
My work is inspired by textures, patterns and forms derived from found industrial detritus.
Typically coil or slab built constructions, unique works are more freely conceived and less tightly constrained than limited edition works which may be sculpted over weeks on an armature.
Pat specialises in Raku fired thrown classical shaped vessels and hand built sculptural forms and is probably best known for her copper fumed pieces.
Altered thrown form vibrantly decorated with Abstraction and Life Drawing, in white earthenware and salt glazed stoneware.
Hand built figurative ceramic sculptures on the theme of positive connections between man and nature.