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 At the end of the garden, Emma's studio is small, but offers enough space to produce all her ceramic work.

Emma Lacey's Studio

Visits to Emma's London studio in 2016 and 2017.

 At the end of the garden, Emma's studio is small, but offers enough space to produce all her ceramic work.

At the end of the garden, Emma's studio is small, but offers enough space to produce all her ceramic work.

 Most of Emm'a work is hand thrown using a fine stoneware clay and then assembled, manipulated or finished to take into account the tactility and function of the piece.

Most of Emm'a work is hand thrown using a fine stoneware clay and then assembled, manipulated or finished to take into account the tactility and function of the piece.

 Refining the clay.

Refining the clay.

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 A ceramicist's tools.

A ceramicist's tools.

 The sketchbook, where the ideas begin to take shape.

The sketchbook, where the ideas begin to take shape.

 A handle from a jug about to be attached.

A handle from a jug about to be attached.

 Making shapes

Making shapes

 On the wheel

On the wheel

 Emma Lacey Studio

Emma Lacey Studio

 Working on the handles.

Working on the handles.

 Checking the details.

Checking the details.

 A range of colourful glazes on Emma's cups.

A range of colourful glazes on Emma's cups.

 With the 'Everyday' range each piece is dented while the clay is still soft giving a sensual aesthetic and a form that is ergonomic to use.

With the 'Everyday' range each piece is dented while the clay is still soft giving a sensual aesthetic and a form that is ergonomic to use.

 A cup from Emm'a Rainbow range at the 'leather-hard' stage. These are hand thrown in Emma’s studio using a fine stoneware clay.  Once biscuit fired the pieces are twice dipped using a satin matt and glossy glaze.

A cup from Emm'a Rainbow range at the 'leather-hard' stage. These are hand thrown in Emma’s studio using a fine stoneware clay.  Once biscuit fired the pieces are twice dipped using a satin matt and glossy glaze.