I was invited to an unusual work event last week – ceramic painting. You could take your own wine. This was my kind of event.
I’ve never done anything vaguely pottery related. It was a learning curve!! We went to Rainbow in York (a great place btw).
The tiles on the wall give you a clue to how the paint will turn out – it looks really pale and completely different when you paint it on…
I chose a plate to paint because it was flat – others were more adventurous!!
I opted for a stylised tree design. I’ve done a couple of small paintings like this.
I did several layers and then attempted to do some painterly shading effects. In retrospect I think plain block colours are probably best but you live and learn.
We had to wait a whole week to pick it up!!
As you can see the colours are much brighter. I’m definitely going back for another go!!