Pottery Prints

A pottery print is the perfect way to mark a moment in time forever for both yourself or as a gift. This is probably not something that you will do very often so I do my best to make sure that it is an enjoyable experience to reflect back on with happy memories. I aim to get the best print I can and always check that you are fully happy.

There are lots of examples of my work on the gallery pages of my website.

With the painted prints, I paint your child’s hand or foot with non-toxic glaze and press it onto an item of your choice such as a mug, plate or tile. I later paint on your required text and a border if you would like one. The next stage is to dip the item into a glaze and fire it in my kiln. Items are normally ready for collection within a fortnight.

The process for the clay imprints is a little longer, as once the prints have been made in the clay they need to dry slowly before being “bisque fired”. I will then paint the print, add your required text and apply a glaze before firing for a second time. The process takes approximately 4 weeks.

I work by appointment from my home in Colden Common and generally work weekdays between 9am and 3pm but can offer later appointments if required. I welcome groups too, so if you want to come with friends we can make a morning or afternoon of it complete with tea and cake. Alternatively I can come to your group in the Winchester area.

I also hold “pop-up pottery sessions” for painted prints  on mugs, plates, tiles etc at the Leaf & Bean Cafe: 3A Stockbridge Road, Winchester, SO22 6RN. I will be there on the following Wednesday mornings in 2020: 4th March, 25th March, 29th April, 20th May, 24th June, 15th July, 30th September, 21st October, 4th November, 11th November.  Appointments are available from 9.30-11.30am. Please contact me to book an appointment time.

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“Thank you so much for our wonderful bauble and imprints. You made the whole experience memorable and made us feel so welcome. We will be back for more!”

Caroline

” Thanks so much for our wonderful hand & footprints!! Was a pleasure to meet you and the prints are perfect despite having to work with a very wiggly baby! They will be treasured and were¬†the perfect gifts for our families x”

Mary