‘The ceramic pieces that I love are the most fundamental of forms, and most of my recent work is based on just two. Vessels to drink from are surely among the most intimate objects that we use. They can add pleasure to routine daily moments or they can be part of a celebration. Bowls are elemental, forms for sharing, which at their best are open and generous. They can be tiny and fragile or rugged and monumental in scale. I use one clay, one colouring material, and a single firing, believing that focusing on a simple process can produce work of complexity and depth.’
Robin Welch is one of the most highly respected contemporary British potters.
He is in his 80's now still making some of his finest pieces.
His one off pots are thrown with either hand built or further thrown sections joined in. They are covered in white slip before being biscuit fired followed by being fired several times using variety of glazes, lustres and enamels.
The recent work is inspired by the outback landscape of Australia which he has visited several times.
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