|Jenny Winstanley at work in the pottery, creating yet another masterpiece! After producing lifelike clay based cats for over 40 years, her work is unsurpassable. She has managed to capture many lifelike cat poses and has managed to make them so lifelike, the cathedral glass eyes are so like the real thing that the models eyes seem to follow you wherever you are in the room!|
|Every piece created at the pottery bears the Winstanley signature, and size number underwritten on the base.|
each creation a mould is made for further models, here, in this part of
the pottery are kept the moulds.
Above them, cats already fired in the furnace await painting by the winstanley artists
removed from the moulds are cleaned of any clay residue, before drying in
a fan assisted chamber. When completely dry and stable, they are fired for
the first time.
|Cats are loaded into the furnace before firing.|
Below are pictures of the Winstanley artists at work
applying the glazes in a unique manner which creates the mottled effects
Finally after the firing, the finnished
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