Tom Benda has been honing his craft over the last few years, slowly building a HUGE reputation and much sought after by the world’s best bonsai artists and with good reason, Tom’s pots are exquisite, beautifully made and priced well. If you get the chance to buy one of his pots do not hesitate.
Simon Haddon tell us about his influences and encourages everyone to make pots, you can visit his website here
I cannot remember a time in my bonsai life when I have NOT known Morea. A long standing member of the European Bonsai potter fraternity Morea creates individual ‘one off’ artworks. A fine balance between organic forms that blend with the tree and composition Morea endeavours to create something that is artistically beautiful whilst maintaining the function of a pot to secure the tree or planting.
I met Bryan at the first Ginkgo Award in Belgium way back in 1997 and I have many of my exhibition trees in his pots. Bryan has the uncanny ability to create ultra simple understated pots that bring out the best in ones trees.
A bonsai artist in his own right Bryan and is the winner of the Noelanders Trophy VI, his understanding of matching the correct pot to the tree is an asset to any artist.
In this video Bryan talks about how he creates is iconic Nanban pots, and the influences old Japanese pottery has on his work.
The majority of Bryan’s work is by commission he does hold stock and it is available from his extensive website.
Tony Remington follows in the footsteps of the great craft potters that the UK is famous for. Mainly wheel thrown Tony’s pots are full of exquisite detail. Tony also works a lot in Porcelain, in this video he explains working with this difficult body.
You can see more of Tony Remingtons work on this website.