Tag Archives: clay

Getting closer

  I’m really satisfied with the way my pebble design looks on my curvy cups. I just made some bowls but haven’t decorated them yet, but I have been thinking that I should branch out and make other forms. I’ve … Continue reading

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Project #JailhouseArtDemo

ProjectJailhouse Art Demo was a success, by the way. The educational instructor at the jail even asked me for photos of me working and presenting afterwards to put in the county newsletter. It was an awesome experience, with a great … Continue reading

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Penta-Mugs!

  This is my newest mug form… wheel-thrown, rib-altered, with a wheel-turned foot and a pulled handle. This series is from last semester. I think I came up with the form and surface towards the end of last November. I … Continue reading

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Tiny Trees

  This is a coffee pot that I made last semester. I used my red stoneware Death Valley clay and painted white porcelain slip on it for decoration. I listed it on Etsy…¬†https://www.etsy.com/listing/106183472/coffee-pot-with-cute-carved-trees It’s a hazed-over day, and I don’t … Continue reading

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Clayspiration.

  Here it is. My newest inspiration in clay (“clayspiration”). I am drawing portraits on clay tablets by carving engraved lines and filling them in with black slip, and then shading with black slip and highlighting with white porcelain clay … Continue reading

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Recharge Time

Here’s a melty blue cup that came out of the soda kiln back in about… February? It was cold outside. I remember that much. Anyway, I didn’t realize just how much residual soda was in the kiln… so it was … Continue reading

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Brighter Sunrise

Here is another sample of what I did at the workshop… and the prototype for my new direction. I don’t necessarily want to convert to soda firing, but I want to see if the same technique will work with the … Continue reading

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Figure Sculpture! Why not?

Yes, I thought that I might try something new… something that I’ve often thought about trying before but never had the guts because I didn’t think it would turn out the way I wanted it to– figure sculpture. It is … Continue reading

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POW!

Yeah, that’s right. That sums it up. Pow! (This mug actually does say pow on the other side… don’t know where that photo went) This is a soda fired hand built mug, and I painted the buildings right on the … Continue reading

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The Passion in my Smile

Freedom is wherever you let the road take you to. Freedom is not letting other peoples’ opinions or rules stop you from doing what you feel. Freedom is a forward direction, always changing. Freedom is not laziness. Freedom is courage, … Continue reading

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