In this series of sculptural vessels I explore, material, mark making and the suggestion of family. This act of production, with reference to traditional pottery, has provided a platform for me to express my ideas. This reference to a domestic dining gathering sets up a dialogue, which challenges the notion of the perfect family unit. Everything we see functions in a dysfunctional manner. Creating a connection of hand and pot, I have found in me the new and the old. My hands are the tools used to leave the imagery on the pot. The use of colour and glaze add depth and enhance the marks made by the maker’s hand.