So, it’s been AGES since I have been able to throw pots. It makes me sad, but I know it is not forever. It can’t be, because I love it too much. I still dream of clay often, and wake up smiling when I do. Although the elbow is fine now, we just don’t have […]
Optimism and Baby Steps
Sometimes it’s the small steps getting done that can make you feel really accomplished. It feels wonderful when I bring my pots to the studio for bisque firing. Dropping off pots is a small step in toward the end product, however: 1) I got all my greenware across town without breakage! 2) My shelves got […]
Some Practice Photos
I was taking some pottery photos the other day for practice. Since photography is not a talent of mine, much practice is needed! 🙂 But the photos are slowly improving, so I am happy. Happy October 1st everyone! Make it a fantastic day!
It’s been a crazy couple of weeks. But after some delays, I am finally getting closer to my goals. I’ve been doing some glaze experimentation, practicing photography, and throwing, throwing, throwing! My second batch is nearly ready for the kiln, and I fully expect to have my Etsy store up and running before mid-October. Woot […]
Some Glazing Mistakes
Okay, so a week or so ago, I was telling you all about how disappointed I was with my first glaze firing. Since I am trying to learn from my mistakes, I would welcome any input from you knowledgeable potters out there. Currently, I do not have my own kiln, so I am paying a […]