I have been having apprentices in my workshop since 2010 when I was approached by a ‘Young German Potter on a Journey’. Frauke Abel ( came for a few months and opened up the possibility of having people here to learn and work. Since then I have had a dozen young (and not so young) people working with me from all over the world.

It is a win/win situation. They learn about porcelain, making skills and vapour glazing and I have help with production.


I have stopped regular production and will no longer be taking on live-in, full time apprentices.
However, I will continue to teach from my workshop most weekends and am open to differing needs and levels.

Frauke Spraying
Handbuilding herb holders
Repetition throwing
Handles with a shell imprint
Espresso cups and saucers
Sectional throwing lamp bases
Sectional throwing for bottles
Turning on a chuck
Hoovering out kiln pre packing
Unpacking Kiln
Grinding off pots whilst firing kiln
Proud finish small kiln
Cleaning pots after firing
Finished firing big kiln


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