Made for a major UK exhibition, these dishes only just squeezed into his new anagama kiln with inches to spare and survived the five day wood firing needed to decorated these astonishing pots with ash. Unfortunately, some of the surrounding pots weren’t so lucky, breaking during the firing and eventually becoming part of the surface […]
Nic Collins talks about his ‘baluster jugs’, their history and how difficult they are to throw on his kick wheel.
British potter Nic Collins loves making ‘bottle’ forms. In this short video he talks about the making processes involved and explains how he uses his wood fired kiln to achieve those beautiful surfaces.
Making useable pots is very important to Nic Collins. In this short video watch him talk about his Devonshire Jugs and what they can be used for.
Using his momentum kick wheel, British potter Nic Collins throws from a hump of clay to make his teabowls and guinomis, a technique used to make lots of small pots quickly. Watch this short video to find out why.
Nic Collins talks about his ‘bottle vases’ for our ‘Talking Pots’ series. Due to their size, Collins explains how he uses the small spaces in his wood fired kiln to achieve those beautiful surfaces.