Nigel Lambert – Pottery

Nigel Lambert – Pottery

Nigel lambert’s pots are both decorative and useful. He began his love of pottery and paintings whilst at art college in Cornwall. His interest in the work of abstract painters, particularly Roger Hilton , Terry Frost, Patrick Heron and other artists from the Cornish peninsula; has influenced his work and the decorative marks he makes. His work is approached not as a painter, but as a potter.

Clay is the starting point. After the pots are thrown or pressed from flat sheets of clay, these are cut and re-formed into oval and square forms. Dipped in a white clay slip, dried, and then coated with green, amber and clear glazes, blue oxides are painted, with new and old brushes, and odd bits of sponge. Lines and motifs are often scratched through the blue, adding another narrative to the image. The pots are then fired in an 80cu/ft wood fired kiln. This un-predictable and challenging process adds an extra depth to the quality of the glaze.

Nigel will be here with exhibiting alongside his partner, Mariette Voke on:

Friday 16th November, 4.00 – 8.00pm and again on

Saturday 17th November, 11.00 – 4.00pm.

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Posted on: November 13, 2018BlueMagpie