Tag Archives: Kira Call Ceramics

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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Is it spring yet???

I decided not to go to NCECA this year. The thought did cross my mind a few months ago when I thought about how close Providence is from here. I could easily take a bus and go for one day, … Continue reading

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The Mad Tea-Potter!

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about my grad school portfolio. The application deadline is about 10 months away, but one of the things I have lost sleep over before is wondering whether I have images of work that … Continue reading

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Hudson Farmers Market

  The farmers market went pretty well yesterday. I didn’t sell as many pots as I had hoped I would, but I had a great time and still made a profit. The other vendors were amazing. There were at least … Continue reading

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Finally getting somewhere

  Above are my newest latte mugs. They turned out brilliant! I’ve found that blending my colors with a gradient of black makes them feel more united, and the surprise of turning the mug over to look at the bottom … Continue reading

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Working my way off the “high dive”

I’ve been having a hard time finding motivation the last couple of weeks. I caught a flu over the holidays and I still feel like I’m trying to get over it, but we’ve been having subzero “real feel” temperatures here … Continue reading

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Black and White

  Above is a photo I took of the bottom of a finished and fired cup that I made recently. It translates so well into a graphic photo. Although I’m hooked on the bright colors of my recent work, I … Continue reading

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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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