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Thomas Petit

Thomas Petit

While trying to avoid Cricket at School, I found salvation in the Pottery Workshop. This was a dark, damp & seriously under used /financed facility, hidden away near the Music Department.

I put all my energy into turning out pots & sculptures, hoping to be the next Bernard Leach. My Pottery Teacher, informed me I was a 'Jack of all trades & Master of noneĀ‘. At the time I thought this was a compliment on my diverse skills. It became quite clear as time went on, that it wasn't, and it was at this point, it was suggested I should go on some short courses, to give me a small insight into other Crafts.

After a few rather forgetful courses, I went on a weekend Glassblowing course, with Norman Stuart-Clarke, in Cornwall. Pottery was all but forgotten, as I became mesmerised by this new exciting medium.

I was determined to be a Glassmaker, so took up a voluntary position, at The Glasshouse, in Covent Garden. Higher Education followed & various jobs here & in New Zealand. I now live ... [more]

Thomas Petit Medium Moors Bowl (TP26/19)

Thomas Petit

Medium Moors Bowl (TP26/19)

Glass

Thomas Petit Conical Moors Bottle (TP44)

Thomas Petit

Conical Moors Bottle (TP44)

Glass

Thomas Petit Medium Moors Flask

Thomas Petit

Medium Moors Flask

Glass

Thomas Petit Medium Sea Shore Bowl (TP45)

Thomas Petit

Medium Sea Shore Bowl (TP45)

Glass

Thomas Petit Moors Flat Stop Bottle (TP43)

Thomas Petit

Moors Flat Stop Bottle (TP43)

Glass

Thomas Petit Moors Small Bowl (TP74)

Thomas Petit

Moors Small Bowl (TP74)

Glass

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