Clearing the backlog of pretty pottery projects… Bit frustrating, this one. Color’s beautiful, happy with the shape, good weight… And almost but not quite the right size. *Sigh* The wall thickness of the lid is about the same as the pot, and hollow all the way to the top of the finial knob. Quite happy […]

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Angela has several smallish potted orchids, one of which is in a flimsy pot – so I threw a simple cylinder to replace it. The glazing experiments continue… Back to front we have carbon trap Shino, Jade over bright white, cranberry over bright white, and a simple plum dip. Should be finished by the Thursday […]

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Since I had the photo thing out… Set of three porcelain brush/pen/marker holders, with asymmetric dip glazing and splashing. I made several of these in several colors; this is one of my favorites. They’re intended as soup mugs, but I mean, if you want three cups of coffee or tea in one shot, these will […]

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I collected those first pieces of stoneware from the studio, and here’s how they turned out. It’s got an oddly rough feel to the surface. Not unpleasant, but not what I expected either. I’m mostly happy with how this one came out – the handle is not quite right, but a marked improvement over my […]

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I’ve switched from TBT Porcelain to an in-house earthenware clay known as “recycle” – it’s made from scraps of all the clay used in the studio, plus a little grog from failed pieces, plus a little sand. It throws bigger and lighter than porcelain, it’s both easier and harder to work with, and I’m enjoying […]

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The shot of the glazing projects was from earlier tonight at the start of class – and isn’t even everything, because I missed one more large bowl on the first pass. Due to low bandwidth at the studio, my phone gave up on uploading the image and waited until I was home before it posted. […]

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