Imogen Kirknewton

Ceramicist and potter Irina, and painter Helen, and from time to time, others, combine their talents in producing new glazed and painted work for sale. Potter Around at Kirknewton is our host and studio, providing collaboration and inspiration, and lessons in pottery and firing!

Pottery slab pressed into a wavy plate or art piece for display, with painted pattern of a view of Edinburgh castle from Princes Street.

First collaborative art piece

Getting to know how the paints work – for example they appear much darker after firing. For this plate several goes were had, darkening the darks and adding to the patterns.

This is how it looks with some paint before firing:

2018 updates

The time of leisure is over. This artist is now doing

  • iPad lessons
  • HNC in Childhood practice, in preparation for out-of-school activities in South Edinburgh (Art and iPad art for teens and pre-teens)
  • portrait commissions
  • updating the website to make it a good place to buy gifts, cards and household items
  • logos, business cards and flyers, even storyboards