Author Archives: Joseph Travis
Back in February I was interviewed by Paul Blais on The Potters Cast and it was just released as episode 214. Please have a listen and let me know what you think. Currently I am testing a new Social Media … Continue reading
“Better to put Spirit into the Materials” -Jacques Kauffman This last weekend I travelled to Scotland and back to be part of a friend’s wood and soda kiln firing. The journey was a long one taking me 12 hours for … Continue reading
This week marks to start of the BBC’s Great British Pottery Throw Down, and from the pottery community there has been a mixed response as expected. Personally I am feeling more upbeat about the program.
I have been busy recently working through my dissertation and creating videos for the practical part of the research. Learning to edit on Adobe Premiere Pro has been a bit of a slog this week but it has sped up … Continue reading
At my last supervisory meeting I was encouraged to create something a bit more visually interesting in my video than I had submitted at the meeting. The videos I submitted for the meeting were the first videos I had ever … Continue reading
I have wanted to be a story teller since not long after I discovered that I liked to write poetry a over decade ago. I love listening to poets perform their poetry, like Michael Rosen, Simon Armitage or Ian McMillan. … Continue reading
Listening to Stefan Andersson on the Potters Cast I realised certain things about my work. I want my pottery work to evoke an emotion, to make people thing about the object and perhaps change their ideas. I am ruled by … Continue reading