Lesley Warner ceramics

Working with iron-rich terracotta clay on the potter's wheel my work starts with a morning swim in the North Sea in Scarborough's South Bay.

I swim, then I draw and write, and finally I make the piece that tells the story of that day's swim...... the way the water felt, the light on the sea, or being hit by a wave.  

One-off sculptural pieces are accompanied by their own mini-sketchbook, giving the story of that day's swim.

Other smaller pieces - including bowls and mini-waves (and mugs if you insist!) take inspiration from my favourite watery landscape.