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Jane Smith

Jane Smith

Painting in enamel

It has been a pleasure painting my designs all carefully choosen, some are from a wonderful book, traditional Indian cloth designs. Am continuing work with porcelain and I believe after speaking to this prima-madonna of clays we are on good terms.......... throwing porcelain is such a different skill set, but…
Jane Smith
17th September 2017
Jane Smith

The Art of Tea

Have been exploring the concept of showing the inside and the outside of the Chai cups, releasing my inner Picasso. Showing the repair with gold thread and expanding the bursting open of the little terracotta cups. I need to reveal the inner beauty, damage and imperfection is the life and…
Jane Smith
17th September 2017
Jane Smith

Cupped Hands

My first thought about tea is from a quote by George Orwell, the writter of Animal farm and 1984, this quote is from his essay published in the Evening Standard 1946. A Nice Cup of Tea, "First of all, one should use Indian or Ceylonese tea....". I began to research…
Jane Smith
4th September 2017