Sunday, 23 December 2012

Ginger Biscuits

Seeing as it's nearly Christmas I tried out these slightly spiced Ginger Biscuits by Nigel Slater, which I think I will definitely be making again. Moomins, elephants, rabbits, stars and hearts.

Monday, 17 December 2012

Everything I made in my Ceramics course...

I'm a fan of Things Organised Neatly so have organised all the ceramics I made on my evening course neatly. I just realised that one pinch pot is missing from this picture...

Saturday, 15 December 2012

Drop Platter

Press molded drop platter - blue and white slip on smooth clay with pearl glaze (part double dipped)

Thursday, 6 December 2012

Glaze experiments

Glaze experiments on smooth white clay (also press-molded raindrop platter).

Coil Pot

This pot didn't turn out the way I wanted but I can live with it. I know not to remove glaze whilst having the pot on my lap... Sherry Green glaze, white ship, pugmill clay.

Slab building

Craft craft clay, blue and white slip, jade glaze.

Saturday, 1 December 2012

Open 2012 Peckham Space

Here's a couple of my pictures of my embroidery 'Bus Stop to Peckham' on display at Peckham Space (until Thursday 20th December).

Thursday, 29 November 2012

smdlr interivew

Coffeetographer Chérmelle D. Edwards of smdlr contacted me for an interview on 'The Great Outdoors'. You can read the interview here.

Monday, 26 November 2012

Open 2012 - Peckham Space

I have a new embroidery on display at Peckham Space's Open 2012, which opens on Friday 30th November 2012 from 6pm to 8pm. The exhibition will be on display until Thursday 20th December 2012 during the gallery's opening hours.

Reena Makwana - Shop

I've opened a shop where you can buy Penguin Christmas Cards and Heygate Ladies Tote Bags. I will be selling some small embroideries on there at some point too and a few other products as they are developed.

Click here to go to the shop.

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Heygate Ladies Tote Bag

These digitally printed 100% cotton bags of 'Heygate Ladies' arrived at my house about twenty minutes ago. I'll be selling these at the Nest Gallery Christmas Fair at the Department of Coffee and Social Affairs for £10. Currently a limited edition of 25.

Friday, 9 November 2012

South London Tripstitch

A little look at my work installed at the Department of Coffee and Social Affairs . You'll have to go to have a proper look - beautiful work from Alison Mure, Amber James of BAM, Anna Lincoln, Chloe Bonfield, Rhea Evers and Rosie Walder too. Each embroidery is displayed in a custom made frame with UVAR glass made by Lou and Simon at Peckham Pictures - peckhampictures@gmail.com.

Look on at the Nest Gallery site for interviews from the artists - I'll be uploading pictures from the private view shortly.

Monday, 5 November 2012

The Great Outdoors Interview

See a glimpse of my work for 'The Great Outdoors' and an interview here. We're installing the exhibition tonight and Wednesday - it's finally happening. Join us on Thursday night for a celebratory drink and take home a pack of 'The Great Outdoors' postcards.

Monday, 29 October 2012

The Great Outdoors - opens next week

It's almost here - 'The Great Outdoors' exhibition opens at the Department of Coffee and Social Affairs on Thursday 8th November 2012 at 6.30pm and features work from Alison Mure, Amber James, Anna Lincoln, Chloe Bonfield, Rhea Evers, Rosie Walder and myself. The blog has been updated with news on the exhibition and interviews with the artists, have a look here. Information on The Coffeesmiths Collective website too.

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Biba in Brighton

On at the Brighton Museum at the moment as well and their permanent collection (which includes the portrait and the ceramic below)

Ceramic Tiles

I still have so much to learn about the slip and glaze combination to stop things going brown. Crater and Pearl/Dolomite glaze.

Ceefax

For all those times I had to look up lottery numbers for my parents...check the weather...check my horoscope...check future Buffy plot rumours.

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Pinch Pots

Probably going to have to practice making these a bit more. Chrome Pink and Pearl Glazed on Craft Crank, Shiny Yellow Glaze on Craft Crank and a Crackle glaze on Smooth White Clay.