Here are some details of events and activities that are happening

Appledore Crafts Company


Our co-operative craft gallery has re-opened. ...more

Colourful fused glass cast hearts


The pleasure of opening the kiln after making and casting these hearts is so good. ...more

Still attempting to economise with energy costs


I am still trying to keep my costs down and ultimately the prices of my finished pieces. ...more

Using the colours of dichroic glass


Dichroic glass, although more expensive, can be full of such rich colours and textures. Here are few samples to show some variations ...more

Valentine Hearts


Been busy making cast hearts ...more

During the summer heat wave thinking of reducing my energy consumption


My studio is outside my house and can get very hot during these extreme temperatures... ...more

Christmas Decorations


My small Christmas Decorations are proving popular. ...more

This rusty table and chairs are now up-cycled!


This table and chairs could well have been heading for the tip, however I made the choice to try to keep them. ...more

Been making some seahorse panels


I thought that you might be interested in my simple process to make a few small seahorse panels all with Bullseye Glass ...more

These sparkling circle fused glass garden art pieces with some of my recent paintings.


The sparkling circles now embedded in my garden were made using scrap glass and following a detailed tutorial by Jim Matthews of Glass Hoppa.

Blue Glittery circle

Turquoise glittery circle

Some Spring colours in the garden


During lockdown, I've started painting flollowing inspirational online classes with Debs Last from Bideford, which one day I hope to use within my glasswork. ...more

North Devon Open Studios 2019


This year all members of Appledore Craft Company
will be involved with Art Trek. ...more

Hand knitted fair isle design gloves


These colourful fingerless gloves are proving very popular ...more

Glass Alchemy and Reactions


A great two day course with Claire Hall at Warm Glass ...more

'Feathers & Flora' Masterclass


This inspirational and detailed course proved a great experience. ...more

Working Deep


A course at Warm Glass, Wrington developing ways of adding depth to my glass pieces. ...more

Making a Vessel


In this section I will show you some of the processes involved in making a tall dropout vessel ...more

Lectures at Creative Glass Guild


Creative Glass Guild, Bristol are holding some regular lectures by renowned glass artists ...more

Last week of the Vessel Exhibition


One of my pieces of work has been exhibited at the Vessel Gallery, London ...more

Art Trek - North Devon Open Studios


This year I will be participating in Art Trek with three other artists at 14 The Gallery, Torrington ...more

My latest course at Warm Glass


A couple of weeks ago I enjoyed another inspiring course at Warm glass in Wrington ...more

Gallery celebrations


The two galleries that I am involved with are both celebrating special anniversaries this year. ...more

Masterclass making Drop outs


At the beginning of September I was fortunate to experience a 5 day Masterclass with internationally renowned glass artist Amanda Simmons ...more

Coral Dishes


Below I will show in stages how I made a coral dish:- ...more

Happy New Year


Looking forward to an exciting year with lots of new designs ...more

Featured Artist for this month


For the month of August, my work will be exhibited fully at 14 The Gallery, Great Torrington ...more