Contemporary Handmade Ceramics in Edinburgh



Beaverhall Open Studios

I just wanted to write about our open studios here at Beaverhall Arts Studios last weekend.  For me it was an accumulation of all of the work I’ve been doing,…

New cup production

Finally getting some cups made in the studio today. The design is inspired by 18th Century Japanese nabeshima porcelain. The big difference is that mine is machine made by a…

A new video about us

Bart and Craig at have made a great video about us to promote why we make ceramics at Cyan Clayworks, and also showcase their skills in film making, sound, and…

Working in and through plaster

I’ve got my first commission for the new jigger jolley machine through an illustrator friend Susie. She wants some beakers with very straight sides to accommodate digital transfers of her…

In the studio full time

I’ve decided that I really need to focus on my wn practice and to help grow our classes at Cyan Clayworks so I have left my position at the school…


Well, I’ve had a couple days off from the school and so I’ve been at the studio making pots…. It took all of yesterday to clean down my space from…



I really enjoy working with other artists and designers to realize ideas in clay. There are more times than not really good exchanges of ideas, techniques, and methods happen. If you would like to work with me, get in touch.

Design and Make

If you have an idea that you would like to make in ceramics, but can't, won't, or shouldn't work along side me, I can design and make objects to your specification. If you'd like me to make something for you, get in touch.

Tutoring and Classes

I run an open access studio for projects in ceramics with Fiona Thompson. We run regular classes, bespoke workshops for groups, and specialist materials classes.

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