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Mark Haillay

Mark Haillay

Mark studied ceramics at Loughborough College of Art and Design between 1987-90 and then moved to Edinburgh where he joined the Ceramics Workshop. At college he concentrated on large figurative pieces in stoneware, always trying to push the material to the limits, leading to figures precariously balanced on their extremities; danger with humour! He has since changed to earthenware, high fired to retain the 'ring' when taped, but the colours are brighter.

For the past few years Mark has been concentrating on his production ranges - slip cast clocks and tableware. The slip cast ranges are made in a body called earthenware/semi porcelain also known as vitrified earthenware, taken to 1140oC, decorated with oxides and lustres. The Clowns are hand-built using a grogged stoneware body - white crank, again with oxides and lustres. The clay is very plastic and very strong enabling him to stretch out the shapes with little or no distortion or warpage occuring at the top temperatures. The Bowl... [more]

Mark Haillay Chickens Mug

Mark Haillay

Chickens Mug

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Goose Breakfast Cup

Mark Haillay

Goose Breakfast Cup

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Grouse Creamer

Mark Haillay

Grouse Creamer

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Grouse Pasta Bowl

Mark Haillay

Grouse Pasta Bowl

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Grouse Platter

Mark Haillay

Grouse Platter

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Medium Jug

Mark Haillay

Medium Jug

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Pheasant Breakfast Cup

Mark Haillay

Pheasant Breakfast Cup

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Pheasant Platter

Mark Haillay

Pheasant Platter

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Platter

Mark Haillay

Platter

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Puffin Cup and Saucer

Mark Haillay

Puffin Cup and Saucer

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Puffins Tea plate

Mark Haillay

Puffins Tea plate

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Creamer

Mark Haillay

Creamer

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Cup and Saucer

Mark Haillay

Cup and Saucer

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Cup and Saucer

Mark Haillay

Cup and Saucer

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Grouse Cup and Saucer

Mark Haillay

Grouse Cup and Saucer

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Medium Puffins Jug

Mark Haillay

Medium Puffins Jug

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Pasta Bowl

Mark Haillay

Pasta Bowl

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Teapot

Mark Haillay

Teapot

Ceramics

Mark Haillay Toucans Tea Plate

Mark Haillay

Toucans Tea Plate

Ceramics

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