Duck Ceramics is an independent pottery studio run by me, Alice Duck. Originally founded in a small attic room in my Bristol flat, I now make and finish each piece by hand in my Brighton studio.
The technique I use is called slip casting. Commercially this process is used, along with machines to reproduce identical copies of one design, churning out hundreds of 'perfect' duplicates. There is something satisfying about imitating the machine - but with the ability to make every product individual.
The moulds I design split into two pieces giving me the ability to combine different coloured porcelain clays to define the shape of pot….