Gail Astbury

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Regents Canal mural

Ceramic leaves

Broomfield Sealion tile mural

Golden Jubilee tile mural

History of the World

Forest Animals

McDermott Park, Peckham, leaf spiral

Leaves are a regular feature in Gail's classroom work. The straightforward shape of an ovate leaf is easy to reproduce in clay, providing a surface on which to paint, engrave or sculpt. Once fired, the ceramic leaf is hard and durable, and often fits well with the kinds of themes that appeal to schools and parks: images of trees, jungle, birds, insects. Examples include the Jungle climbing wall. Eldon school, Preston 2006; leaf swirl path at McDermott Grove park in Peckham London

Eldon leaves

St Peters leaves

Lee Manor leaves