Lizzie Richards

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Handmade ceramics from Peckham, South London

🗿Warm grey sandy vase and my hand minus one layer of skin🗿inspired by some pre-dynastic Egyptian stone pots in the @britishmuseum that are still looking fresh ✨
🌿Open studios next weekend 8th - 10th June at both @thekilnrooms locations on Bellenden Road and @copelandparkse 🌿 opens 2-8pm Friday with evening drinks and 11-6pm Saturday and Sunday 💸 Cash/cheque only 💸 COME GET YA POTS
🍬 Some little grogged porcelain treats that I dropped off on Sunday for @peckhamcraftweekend 🍬  The exhibition will be running 10th-13th May in the Copeland Gallery as part of London Craft Week and I’ll have some pieces on display as well as a few things like these in the shop.  I’m going to miss out on the private view (too busy cleaning France out of pastries) but I’m looking forward to having a snoop around on the weekend.
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🥚 Still trying to make the perfect cradle for my egg friends 🥚
Not intended but maybe looking at it now subconsciously inspired by the fish man in The Shape Of Water 🐟 #sexyfishbowl
🌰 Dinner set in rusty red stoneware 🌰 This clay makes such a mess and I sanded off a fair bit of my palm throwing it but the unglazed exterior feels so nice it’s totally worth it. I’m hoping to show some sets like this @thekilnrooms Clay Store in Peckham from July - September.
🌥Cracked and a little bloaty (am I right guys) but a good first experiment with a shape I’m excited to refine a bit more 🌥  I’ll be doing a sample sale @mercatometropolitano on August 4th with some major discounts on test pieces and seconds if you want to help me not to die in a pot avalanche. Please help.
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Must be mates 👯‍♀️👯‍♀️ If anything these pieces have been a lesson in how even 50 degrees difference in firing can affect a clay body. At a slightly lower temperature it fires to a cool grey, but at the 1290c we take the studio kilns to it becomes a warm sandy buff.
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✋🏽This hand is your hand, this hand is my hand, oh wait that’s your hand, no wait that’s my hand (jk they’re all my hand)✋🏻 Large pedestal bowl thrown in two pieces and painted with three pairs of clasped hands
🐚These breakfast babes somehow survived the trip across the Atlantic to a very special person in New York 🐚 plate, cereal bowl, tea mug, coffee cup and egg cup in shades of pink. Biodegradable packing peanuts foreverrrr 🥜🥜🥜
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This one’s miiiiiine 💅🏼👛🌸
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@peckhamcraftweekend is this weekend! Lots of beautiful things on display in @copelandparkse and I can’t wait to see all the lovely arrangements of things when I get back 🇬🇧
@marzihel coordinating her outfit with a batch of ombré pink breakfast sets fresh from the oven 💅🏼👛🐚