Jill Ford talks to Fiona Pattison about life as a ceramic artist; living in rural Yorkshire and how the changing of the seasons are her main source of inspiration. Showing below is Part one of the interview. Part two of the interview with Jill Ford
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East Riding of Yorks.
Much of my work is thrown on the wheel. Porcelain is a fabulous clay to throw — it’s smooth and silken but is also a hard taskmaster and easily collapses. Simple graceful shapes are formed: full round bowls with an elegant footring, slender tapering vases or distinctively tall jars with the added flourish of a quirky stoppe