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Christmas Kiln Push

Above is a photo of some plates that I made during the summer. I drew the rhododendron flowers in a diagonal pattern on the plate instead of how they naturally appear. I remember how gorgeous and overwhelming it was to … 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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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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New News

Photo: Bubbly Bowl. 12″ x 12″ x 6″, Slip cast porcelain, cone 10. Kira Call, 2012. So, it’s time for a new semester. Oddly enough, I wasn’t looking forward to it. I tried to make the break last as long … Continue reading

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Why Trees?

  Photo: “Why Trees?” Porcelain, cone 10 reduction, Celadon glaze with under-glaze black. Kira Call, 2012.     “Get some sleep,” “Close your eyes,” “Just relax, let free your mind.” Finding distractions, daylight is sanity Night wears on, early morning … Continue reading

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New Ideas, New Challenges.

**This is a quick photo of some of the new ideas I’ve been working on lately… decorated porcelain FIGURE MUGS! Some people love them, some just look at them like they might get up and attack. I came up witht … Continue reading

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Stable– Nomad.

    Stabilization. That’s all I need. A place to stay, somethin’ to believe. Somewhere fresh, new clean breeze.   Rocks in my shoes, walkin’ on air. Nothin’ to stand on, no one there. The trail gets dark, I feel … Continue reading

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Rise

  The only way to move is on. Keep going, don’t stop ’til you’re gone. Leave behind the message, the words you don’t need. Tell yourself the truth, cut deep ’til you bleed. What can you do when the world … Continue reading

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Cancer Ridden Skies

  Things change. Sometimes for better, and sometimes for worse. In this case, I don’t like the change happening around me, but I have to accept it and move on with life. Maybe I am being a drama queen, but … 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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