Colleen makes small animal figurines, plaques with witty sayings and slab bowls and trays. Colleen says ‘I like to make people smile’.

Colleen has been producing these novelty items for over 40 years and is now semi retired. She uses white earthenware clay whivch is painted with underglaze and covered in a high gloss clear glaze.

Colleen learnt her craft at The National Art School in Newcastle.