Sunday, 7 June 2009
Last Saturday we went for a visit to Compton. It's a small Surrey village and a very pleasant trip if you want to get out of the house for a couple of hours. There is a chapel there built to the memory of Issac Watts. He was a Victorian painter who had celebrity status. After his death his wife, a potter built it with the help of her workers. It's all terra- cotta, pretty much every bit of it as are many of the tomb stones in the grave yard.
The top picture is Mary Wonderauch's pottery. Mary lives in Compton so I called in to see her. It was really inspirational to see all the varied work that she is still making.
Most of you probably realise that if you click onto the link for Michael Kline'sblog he has a very comprehensive list of pottery bloggers- a handy resourse. For those of you who want even more pottery blogs you can check out Kitty Shepherd's, I've only recently come across it.