james erin ceramics
 Jim Ranson
07972  505451

here  is an idea of the kind of work I produce .. a one man operation  ,          I  take  commissions  ,supply a couple of wholesalers with kitchen wares  and am currently looking in to  gallery outlets  I run workshops               ( including Raku ) and have  a saturday morning drop in class 
green man jug , thrown and sculpted 
above : my first slip-cast teapot design in semi pocelain body

far left  over-fired Raku "ritual" pot
6 inches across approx

left : slip cast frog money box
7 inches high approx
the Great Pottery Throwdown  was filmed at Middleport Pottery in Stoke on Trent .. Prince Charles has invested £9 million in to the place and therefore took great interest in the programme
inviting the finalists judges and key members of Love productions to meet him in person.. and what a nice bloke : took a genuine ineterest as you can see
left :slip cast teapot  was part of a series called rare and endangered teapots which had interchangeable heads
 
right Raku Ritual pot

below : delicious feldspatic glaze
workshops 
workshops workshops

lotta fun and great people 
left : sugar bowl with lid in porcelain    (throwdown piece )

right red earthenware with wax resist jasmine leaf design
left : study of a skull on a jug  10 inches high

below  : slip cast 'Gene Kelly' Lamp 2ft high
above : hand thrown octopus money-boxes

right : stoneware jug with turban wearing man

below hand thrown fruitbowls with various glazes : the wide rims allow commemorative  messages to be added
left : thrown porcelain with crystal glazes



below : hand built wash basin with turtle design

below right : saltglaze lidded jar man in the  moon
left :stoneware  thrown mugs with gold lustre  fish design
  1. porcelain bottles ( 'ten green bottles' collection )
    porcelain bottles ( 'ten green bottles' collection )
  2. porcelain 'splash' candle holder
    porcelain 'splash' candle holder
  3. pinch pot with bug design
    pinch pot with bug design
  4. Porcelain carved bottle
    Porcelain carved bottle
  5. garlic pot with modeled lid design
    garlic pot with modeled lid design
  6. fantasy scull jug 10 inches high
    fantasy scull jug 10 inches high
  7. Hindu turban man jug 12 inches high
    Hindu turban man jug 12 inches high
  1. square 'slumped' fruit bowl with molten lava glaze
    square 'slumped' fruit bowl with molten lava glaze
  2. pinch pot with spider design
    pinch pot with spider design
  3. hand-thrown mugs  white glaze
    hand-thrown mugs white glaze
  4. Drawer Knobs with cat design
    Drawer Knobs with cat design
  5. Strawberry pots with gargoyle design
    Strawberry pots with gargoyle design
  6. Pirate Jug 10 inches high
    Pirate Jug 10 inches high
  7. Green Man jug 12 inches high
    Green Man jug 12 inches high