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Andrew Matheson RBSA

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Edinburgh-born Andrew studied ceramics at Gray's school of Art from 1974 to 1979, during which time he also completed a post-graduate year of study. Andrew's career has centred on making and teaching: he was head of art at a school in Birmingham concurrent to working as a potter. Andrew currently works in Lichfield in Staffordshire, where he set up his workshop in 1981. He makes individual and hand-built pieces in stoneware and porcelain, reduction fired to 1280 degrees Celsius.

The work on show is a range of thrown porcelain pieces in blue and white with cobalt slip decoration. The slip decoration is mostly applied at the green stage as a form of underglaze decoration. The slip is applied using a variety techniques, including sponging, slip trailing, masking, brushes, decals, and even fingers! Varying percentages of cobalt and other oxides produce a range of tones/ shades. Further work on the decoration during the glazing stage helps to extend the shades of blue and includes the a... [more]

Andrew Matheson RBSA Beaker (AMS13/18)

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Beaker (AMS13/18)

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Andrew Matheson RBSA Beaker (AMS14/18)

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Beaker (AMS14/18)

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Andrew Matheson RBSA Beaker (AMS15/18)

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Beaker (AMS15/18)

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Andrew Matheson RBSA Bowl (AMS10/18)

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Bowl (AMS10/18)

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Andrew Matheson RBSA Bowl (AMS8/18)

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Bowl (AMS8/18)

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Andrew Matheson RBSA Bowl (AMS9/18)

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Bowl (AMS9/18)

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Andrew Matheson RBSA Bowl Frilly Rim

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Bowl Frilly Rim

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Andrew Matheson RBSA Large Round Vase

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Large Round Vase

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Andrew Matheson RBSA Lidded Pot/Tea Caddy

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Lidded Pot/Tea Caddy

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Andrew Matheson RBSA Medium Vase

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Medium Vase

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Andrew Matheson RBSA Round Pot Narrow Neck

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Round Pot Narrow Neck

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Andrew Matheson RBSA Small Ginger Jar (AMS3/18)

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Small Ginger Jar (AMS3/18)

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Andrew Matheson RBSA Small Ginger Jar (AMS4/18)

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Small Ginger Jar (AMS4/18)

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Andrew Matheson RBSA Round Lidded Box

Andrew Matheson RBSA

Round Lidded Box

Ceramics

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