Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Page 1 of 2 1, 2  Next

Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by hubsnbubs February 29th 2012, 3:20 pm

Hi All,

I am new to this lovely forum and I wanted to share with you some of the pottery work by my father, who works out of his shed in South West Uk-
He has been making and decorating pots since the 80s, and I just hoped you might appreciate seeing some of his work- as they rarely see's the light of day!


Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 13kevpot1
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Octplate
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Fcpn3
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Onp4a
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Fcpn2
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) P11

I hope it is ok to post this here, and I hope you enjoy a (small!) selection of his work,

Best Wishes

Chris
hubsnbubs
hubsnbubs

Number of posts : 15
Location : South Devon, Uk
Registration date : 2012-02-29

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by hubsnbubs February 29th 2012, 6:25 pm

Thanks very much for the kind responses- I will be sure to pass them on!

Brin- Thanks! I am working on cataloguing all of his pottery on the site www.fortcustardpottery.co.uk - it is still a work in progress, and still a way to go yet!
If you are interested in buying any of the pieces- best to send an email via the contact page. I hope this helps!

Skay- Thanks so much for the kind welcome- my father's name is Kevin Walker

Diane- Thanks very much indeed, I will certainly pass that on!

I will update the thread with more of the pots as I can get round to it- there are some lovely ones to come!
Thanks again everyone,

Chris
hubsnbubs
hubsnbubs

Number of posts : 15
Location : South Devon, Uk
Registration date : 2012-02-29

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by dantheman February 29th 2012, 6:45 pm

has Kevin been a big success in the past then decided to retire to the shed?
The quality suggests to me he has at one time been a very successful potter with lots of orders....

_________________
Due to travel restrictions the US was obliged to hold the coup at home this year
dantheman
dantheman
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 14760
Location : Lincolnshire ( the veg patch of England)
Registration date : 2008-02-03

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by studio-pots February 29th 2012, 7:35 pm

Being a "brown pot man" myself they look wonderful and are reminiscent of some of the pots made at Brannam at the end of the 19th century.

Perhaps even more wonderful though is the name of the pottery

_________________
Now you should know by now that Potty and I need to see your bottom - we're funny that way!
studio-pots
studio-pots
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 6420
Location : South East London
Registration date : 2011-02-17

http://www.studio-pots.com

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by hubsnbubs March 1st 2012, 1:24 pm

Thanks everyone for your replies,

Dantheman- Kev has never really marketed himself to sell on a large scale- He is bit of a recluse, and has always been too modest to really promote his own work!
He was well collected back in the 90s, but it was always a case of collectors tracking him down and almost forcing him to sell!
But he has now decided he is happy to let a few pots go again, as they are starting to overflow in the house and shed- and that is one of the reasons for the website really- to act as a catalogue all of the pieces he has made, but also so they can be enjoyed by everyone!

Studio-pots & Big Ed: Thanks very much indeed!

Lastly, I would love to update this thread with photos of Kev's work here on the Forum, if thats ok?

Thanks again All,
Chris

PS. Kev can be contacted at kevin@fortcustardpottery.co.uk with any questions I can't answer!
hubsnbubs
hubsnbubs

Number of posts : 15
Location : South Devon, Uk
Registration date : 2012-02-29

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by hubsnbubs March 1st 2012, 5:18 pm

Thanks Skay!

Here are a few more pieces:
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Gal1
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Fcpn5a
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Np12a
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Onp6a
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Gal2
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Gal3
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Gal4
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Fcp_5
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Fcp_7
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) P8

I hope you enjoy them!

Best Wishes
Chris
hubsnbubs
hubsnbubs

Number of posts : 15
Location : South Devon, Uk
Registration date : 2012-02-29

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by brin mcardle March 1st 2012, 8:34 pm

Very William de Morgan ?
brin mcardle
brin mcardle

Number of posts : 2770
Age : 73
Location : upminster,essex
Registration date : 2011-06-18

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by dantheman March 2nd 2012, 9:08 am

I have loved this thread from the start but one thing has been bugging me so I contacted Chris today and he confirms I have a piece made by Kev whilst in France Excellent

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 100_0071

_________________
Due to travel restrictions the US was obliged to hold the coup at home this year
dantheman
dantheman
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 14760
Location : Lincolnshire ( the veg patch of England)
Registration date : 2008-02-03

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by dantheman March 3rd 2012, 9:05 am

[quote="Celtic_Fan"]
dantheman wrote:I have loved this thread from the start but one thing has been bugging me so I contacted Chris today and he confirms I have a piece made by Kev whilst in France Excellent

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 100_0072

Looks rather nice Dan -how about a few more pic's of it (in focus please Innocent )

Chris - out of interest, what is it with all the face stuck onto so many of the pots ??

sorry about the quality,I took the pic back in 2007 and now the pot is in storage but I'll try photoshop

_________________
Due to travel restrictions the US was obliged to hold the coup at home this year
dantheman
dantheman
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 14760
Location : Lincolnshire ( the veg patch of England)
Registration date : 2008-02-03

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by Celtic_Fan March 3rd 2012, 10:52 am

dantheman wrote:sorry about the quality,I took the pic back in 2007 and now the pot is in storage but I'll try photoshop
In storage Shock How could you hide away such a lovely pot!
Well if you don't really like it - I know of a good home Laughter
Celtic_Fan
Celtic_Fan

Male Number of posts : 328
Location : Kent
Registration date : 2011-04-03

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by dantheman March 3rd 2012, 11:28 am

I have hundreds of lovely pots so I have most in storage at some point,when I stop admiring the ones on display they go into boxes and the stored ones replace them

_________________
Due to travel restrictions the US was obliged to hold the coup at home this year
dantheman
dantheman
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 14760
Location : Lincolnshire ( the veg patch of England)
Registration date : 2008-02-03

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by Celtic_Fan March 3rd 2012, 7:05 pm

Don't we all. Thats the trouble with being a collector - we don't worry about space when we see something we like.
Celtic_Fan
Celtic_Fan

Male Number of posts : 328
Location : Kent
Registration date : 2011-04-03

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by hubsnbubs March 6th 2012, 2:02 pm

Hi All- Thanks for all your kind responses!

Brin- Not directly, but there are a number that have ended up there I believe!

Big Ed- No relation there!

Celtin_Fan, Carolyn- Thanks very much!

I just thought I would update on a few small pieces Kev unveiled- will try to get them on the main site soon!

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) A
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) B
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Cc1
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Cc2

hopefully some more soon!

Chris
hubsnbubs
hubsnbubs

Number of posts : 15
Location : South Devon, Uk
Registration date : 2012-02-29

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by jimjam March 6th 2012, 2:06 pm

My goodness the snake ones are amazing!!!!!!
jimjam
jimjam

Male Number of posts : 146
Location : East Sussex
Registration date : 2012-03-02

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Fortcustard Pottery New Firing

Post by hubsnbubs June 1st 2012, 9:59 am

Hi Everyone,

Thanks all so much for your replies to Kevin's work- He Really Appreciates it!

He has been working hard on a new kiln load of pots, which are literally just hot out of the oven, so I thought I would share some of the new work with you if that is ok-

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 7

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 9

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 8

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 6

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 12

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 11

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 10

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 4

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 5

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 3

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 2

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 1

All the best for now!

Chris & Kevin
www.fortcustardpottery.co.uk
hubsnbubs
hubsnbubs

Number of posts : 15
Location : South Devon, Uk
Registration date : 2012-02-29

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by NaomiM June 1st 2012, 12:56 pm

They are amazing Clap

_________________
Just my personal opinion, take it or leave it.
NaomiM
NaomiM
Administrator
Administrator

Female Number of posts : 23834
Location : Hampshire
Registration date : 2012-05-15

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by brin mcardle June 1st 2012, 3:30 pm

Beautiful...are any sold from Retail outlets or art fairs
brin mcardle
brin mcardle

Number of posts : 2770
Age : 73
Location : upminster,essex
Registration date : 2011-06-18

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by dantheman June 5th 2012, 2:31 pm

no Brin you need to contact Kevin directly

_________________
Due to travel restrictions the US was obliged to hold the coup at home this year
dantheman
dantheman
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 14760
Location : Lincolnshire ( the veg patch of England)
Registration date : 2008-02-03

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by hubsnbubs June 12th 2012, 10:19 am

Hi Everyone,

Thanks for the replies- Thanks for the email Brin- I have just replied :)

Kevin has been working straight into a new series of pots after the last Kiln load- and I have had the opportunity to see a few just as the decoration had been finished, so I thought I would share them with you if thats ok!

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Nk3
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Nk3b
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Nk2
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Nk2b
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Nk2c
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Nk1
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Nk4

All the best!

Chris & Kevin
www.fortcustardpottery.co.uk
hubsnbubs
hubsnbubs

Number of posts : 15
Location : South Devon, Uk
Registration date : 2012-02-29

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by dantheman June 12th 2012, 12:57 pm

we love to see what Kevin is up to,his work is a big hit with many of the members Most Excellent

_________________
Due to travel restrictions the US was obliged to hold the coup at home this year
dantheman
dantheman
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 14760
Location : Lincolnshire ( the veg patch of England)
Registration date : 2008-02-03

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by Celtic_Fan July 8th 2012, 8:43 pm

Don't know how I missed this update.

Love the new images Most Excellent
It's not just the designs and additions to the outside of the pots I like, but also the varied pot shapes themselves. I'm constantly amazed with each new batch - even the ones which aren't to my colour pallet, I still really enjoy and admire.

Such a breath of fresh air.
Celtic_Fan
Celtic_Fan

Male Number of posts : 328
Location : Kent
Registration date : 2011-04-03

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by Celtic_Fan July 20th 2012, 4:38 pm

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 087a11
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 088a11
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 089a11
Celtic_Fan
Celtic_Fan

Male Number of posts : 328
Location : Kent
Registration date : 2011-04-03

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by dantheman July 20th 2012, 5:01 pm

Magic!

_________________
Due to travel restrictions the US was obliged to hold the coup at home this year
dantheman
dantheman
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 14760
Location : Lincolnshire ( the veg patch of England)
Registration date : 2008-02-03

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by Celtic_Fan July 23rd 2012, 9:22 pm

This one has been shown (just), on page 2, the table of pots fresh out the kiln, look at the right of the table. But here is a better look.
I do like all kinds of 'serpents' and dragons.
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 080a11
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 081a11
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) 082a10
Celtic_Fan
Celtic_Fan

Male Number of posts : 328
Location : Kent
Registration date : 2011-04-03

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by hubsnbubs July 26th 2012, 12:55 pm

Thanks Everyone for the Replies :)

I have been helping Kev unload the newest batch from the Kiln and thought I would share some of the pics again!

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC1
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC1b
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC2
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC2b
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC3
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC3b
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC4
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC4b
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC5
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC6
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC6b
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC7
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC9
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC10
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC10b
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FCC8
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FCC8b
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC11
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC11b
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC11c
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC12
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC13
Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) FC13b

Hope you enjoy them!

Best Wishes

Chris & Kevin
www.fortcustardpottery.co.uk
hubsnbubs
hubsnbubs

Number of posts : 15
Location : South Devon, Uk
Registration date : 2012-02-29

Back to top Go down

Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery) Empty Re: Kevin Walker (Fortcustard Pottery)

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 1 of 2 1, 2  Next

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum