Linda Yates' Profile
Welcome to the art of Linda Yates…
After graduating from a fine art degree in 1995 I went to pottery evening classes and fell in love with the tactile, sensuous quality of clay. I’ve been hooked ever since. Once the evening class courses were completed I volunteered at a local open access pottery studio over a period of four years, helping with the general running of the studio (and picking up techniques and tips along the way). I was repaid for all my efforts with an old, small kiln for free at the end of it!!!
I generally smoke fire my pieces so that the surface is unglazed. They are all hand-built using a combination of techniques from coiling to pinching and then once the form is finished it is burnished using small stones. This process is incredibly time consuming and a huge bond is forged between me and the…
- Born on March 14
- Joined October 30, 2010