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Home Studio- Status: COMPLETE!

  Since working in the University studio in the summer, I’ve figured out a good home studio setup. I bought a kiln just before Halloween 2015, and it arrived the next week. At first, the plan was to clean out … Continue reading

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Small Steps

I finally feel like I’m moving forward in ceramics this week. My kiln is now in place and ready to go. I did a test firing to cone 04 last night to season/oxidize the new elements, and I just barely … Continue reading

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Brush to Clay, Brush to Paper

I’ve been home from Massachusetts for exactly three months now. I made a small body of work this summer at the university, but cleared my things out before the school year started. I knew it would get too crowded for … Continue reading

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Botanical Plates!

Red Slipper Orchid Plate (Paphiopedilum), Porcelain, cone 10. 9″x9″x1″ When botanists and scientists hear the word “plate”, it usually isn’t interpreted literally as something you can eat your lunch off of. There was a time when I thought I had … Continue reading

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A New Chapter: My Inner Botanist Returns

Paphiopedilum glanduliferum, WIP illustration on porcelain: Although I don’t want to completely ditch “The Pebble Line” of my work, my decorative process has evolved in a satisfying way that I must pursue. My new process involves drawing an outline of … Continue reading

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Pebbles!

My latest design idea evolved from my “amoeba” design. I’ve decided it looks like pebbles falling through water, the biggest and heaviest settling first, followed by the smaller ones on top. I’m gonna keep rockin’ and rollin’ with it, because … Continue reading

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From Doodles to Dream Bowls

  I’ve had so many new ideas lately that it’s hard to choose just one to roll with. I haven’t been doing much in the studio this week. I did make some bowls to try this new decorating idea, but … Continue reading

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Ideas New and Old

  Studio update: the photo above is of one of my newest decoration ideas. I wanted to draw venus flytraps on some whiskey cups just for fun 🙂 I will decide if I like one way of drawing them over … Continue reading

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Recooperating and Exploding with Ideas

  Yes, the sale is over. Three days of waiting and hoping for work to sell– I put in a lot of effort for the sale. Day 1: make brownies and wear a nice dress/hair/earrings, make playlist on iPod especially … Continue reading

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One of those nights…

So, today is one of those thinking days… the kind where you remember good times, and also the people who hurt you. For me, I remembered a few people who I met in Auz. I also remembered a good old … Continue reading

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