Heather Muir

46 Orchard Avenue, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 3BG

Heather Muir

Hand thrown, functional and decorative vessels using porcelain clay. It is important to me that my pots are visually pleasing tactile forms.

Selected Works

Personal Statement

I make hand thrown, functional and decorative vessels using porcelain clay. It is important to me that my pots are visually pleasing, tactile forms. The textures and colours I create are inspired by patterns and colours in nature. Each piece is thrown as thinly as possible on a potters wheel. When leather hard the porcelain is turned to finish the form. The surface texture is created with brushed slips and glazes are applied by dipping or spraying. I make my glazes from raw materials and carry out multiple tests to achieve the right colours and translucency that work best with the decoration. I studied 3D Design: Ceramics at Bath Academy of Art in 1980. I fit my passion for making pots around my part-time work as a primary teacher in Chichester.

Additional Information

See more at www.heathermuirpottery.com

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