Category Archives: Science

New Mugs in the Making

  Alright, so once upon I time in my ceramic education at Utah State University, someone told me that you always make the same handle for every mug. I’ve been trying to prove that theory false with the evolution of … Continue reading

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Mastering my ceramic surfaces!

  Well, I think I’m getting really satisfied with my ability to get the surfaces I want. I am addicted to using spray bottles. They give me quick and elegant surfaces, and with the underglazes I invest in, I am … Continue reading

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Finished work in Massachusetts

I finally took some proper images of my finished work. This is my “amoeba” teapot design. If you like what you see, it’s totally available for sale on Etsy:¬†https://www.etsy.com/shop/KirasPotshop Anyway, I’m really happy with how my work has been turning … Continue reading

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Teapot, Teapot, Teapot Tuesday.

  Alright, I know this page has been sitting quietly for while now. That’s because I’ve been hunkering down in the studio making teapots and other cool new stuff like crazy. I had a whole kiln load of teapots that … Continue reading

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First Glaze Firing in Great Barrington

It is soooo nice to have Skutt kilns in the studio that can actually achieve cone 10. Yes, electric firing is convenient, but I also miss manually firing gas kilns just for the experience. My work just looks way better … Continue reading

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Leaves and Flowers and Brilliant COLORS!

  Good morning from here in my quaint little basement apartment in the beautiful town of Great Barrington, Massachusetts. I guess my last post didn’t really say much about the Berkshires, but right now everything I do is “in the … Continue reading

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Life in the Berkshires

It seems as though the summer mushroom season is tapering off here. I haven’t been finding too many chanterelles and not a single lobster in the last couple of weeks. Just a lot of inedible coral fungi and a few … Continue reading

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My first yellow chanterelles! :)

  Ok, so there is a side of me that is obsessed with looking for mushrooms in the woods. When I find a treat like this, I can’t help but feel ecstatic! Chanterelles are easy to identify with their pseudo … Continue reading

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A Bit Scattered

Alright, so I kind of had a rough arrival into Massachusetts, what with missing my exit, having to drive an extra hour to get back to the exit, landing in the wrong town on the wrong road, and now my … Continue reading

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Great Barrington, MA!

Hey everyone, I made it! It only took me 4 1/2 days and 4 motels to drive across the country to my new job as a ceramic studio technician. Things are already so different here. First off, they have fireflies … Continue reading

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