Eddleston, BA, Hons, Bath Academy of Art, had several yearsí
experience working as a production thrower. He now teaches part-time
and makes his own pottery in his studio at home.
makes a range of domestic ware using rich terracotta clay over which
he brushes coloured slips on which delicate motifs are painted.
also interested in the surface qualities of burnished and smoked
ware, which has led him to develop pots of the quality of finely
decorated and polished wood. He applies several layers of decoration,
from the first layer of slip and the carefully filled in design
(which is meticulously burnished), to the sharpness of the final
lustre line and stippled decoration. Finally, a wispy pattern of
smoke is captured from the fire and sealed beneath the silky polished