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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!

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19-27 October exhibiting at Botanic Gardens Dundee

Pictures like my highland cows, who actually lived next to Dundee, against the Perthshire Sidlaw skyline, an ancient volcanic ridge – one of the oldest in the world – and my pictures of great views in Dundee. These buildings should be famous, they are beautiful.  Come celebrate Dundee with me. Electric Dundee features many images […]

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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:

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Marvel – Jean Grey new 52 costume

Can I make a comfortable practical marvel costume (cos-play) from a drawing, making my own patterns and sewing from scratch? Turns out I can. I wore this too – slightly taller and thinner than the original model. Elasticated trousers under a feature top (yellow/black trim) and a separate jacket designed to be above the elbow. Yellow criss cross about hands and ankles – every detail from the Jean Gray 1952 (? so I’m told)

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My very own tree design on a batwing

Turns out hubby thought of the tree/diagonal division design but I drew it up and did the batwing sleeves. The most comfortable jumper I ever wore. Close on the wrists but loose and big around the armpits. I’ve worn it out and am working on another.