TED SECOMBE

Artist's Statement After 3 decades at his potter's wheel, Ted Secombe says that making pots is more challenging now than when he first began, as his motivation is the purely the expression of his ideas and creativity. He has now developed a mastery of the medium that allows him to take his experimentation further than ever before. Ted likes to work with different shapes and now prefers much simpler forms, forms with the sense of an easy curve, 'like a brush stroke'. 'My inspiration comes when the clay is on the wheel and I am looking at the sensuousness of the curve,' he says. Sometimes he is influenced by the structure of plants and leaves. Ted' s other passion is gardening and he has created a glorious two-acre garden around his studio. While the grace and size of the pots is impre...

Artist's Statement After 3 decades at his potter's wheel, Ted Secombe says that making pots is more challenging now than when he first began, as h...

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