Ardmore Ceramics in the Midlands : part two

Extraordinary talent lies behind those doors at Ardmore Ceramics …

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Our ‘lovely lady’ guide had already taken hubby into the workshops while I took these pics.   I think these finished pieces are drying in the sun before painting ..

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Pieces below are ready for dipping into a thick glue-like glaze before being ‘cooked’ in the kiln (above) Note the gorgeous pastel colours which, after glazing and ‘cooking’, become vibrant and bright (personally I love these gentle pastel colours)

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Painting detail is fine, intricate and exquisite …

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Our ‘lovely lady’ guide was very proud to show us a piece she had painted which was waiting for the glaze and kiln procedure ..

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We were shown into another room with only two painters.  We watched in awe!!!

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Photos on the walls are for animal markings and colour detail …

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Part three … next post

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3 Responses to Ardmore Ceramics in the Midlands : part two

  1. catjuggles says:

    Their work is superb – wordclass art

  2. Helen Methley says:

    Thank you for sharing all these wonderful photos with us. I have been to Ardmore a few times, but never thought of taking pictures of the process. I have a purchased a few items at different times and have also given some away as presents.

  3. Su Birch says:

    Please make contact with me. The request to use your photos is a genuine one. If you are concerned about my legitimacy please visit http://www.thinkingseahorses.com and http://www.tastetrip.co.za where you will find my name in the Who are we sections. I am also on Linked in. Many thanks Su Birch

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