Claire Ireland makes hand-built sculptural ceramics on different scales, many of which are inspired by her studio’s location in the grounds of a historical steam museum. She teaches contemporary ways of making and experimental decorative techniques, as well as specialist courses on smoke firing and paperclay. Claire is a professional member of the Craft Potters Association and the Society of Designer Craftsmen.
This is a rich source of inspiration and guidance and will become a well thumbed reference for many potters. Each chapter is a rich source of ideas, illustrations, suggestions and offerings, with something new for everyone to consider, experiment or to try anew. There is also a helpful list of suppliers in the US and UK .