with a splash of pink!
with a splash of blue...
This summer, some of my succulents became so overgrown that they started to make their pots tip over. I decided it was time to re-pot and re-plant. The plant at the lower right was a wedding favor at my daughters wedding in September 2014, so that makes it 3 years old! I imagine the others … Continue reading overgrown succulents 11.2.2017
I made another coil-built vessel out of porcelain clay (you can view a similar pot I made earlier this year here.) After the latest piece was bone-dry, which means all moisture has evaporated from the clay and it's ready to be bisque fired, I picked it up to dust off any teeny bits of clay … Continue reading bone-dry clay repair 9.21.2017
I was hoping this week to write about my trip to the north shore of Minnesota, but that got cancelled due to a long bout of what I think was the flu. So, instead of hiking the trails along Lake Superior and holding hands with my sweetheart by firelight at a cabin on the shore, … Continue reading “Live Form” book 9.14.2017
I wrote about the work-in-progress (wip) unicorn cups in this post. And at long last, they're fin (the French and Spanish word for "end", which I've seen used so often in foreign films, and I always like to use that term if I have the opportunity;) Here are pics of the finished pieces. These were … Continue reading unicorn cup – fin 9.7.2017
My latest work in progress, or WIP, is a two-handled unicorn cup. I threw the cup on the potters wheel, and attached rolled-out coils of clay for the handles. Once the clay was hardened up enough to carve - but not too dry - I started the unicorn decoration. Here's a cup ready to work … Continue reading unicorn cup – wip 8.3.2017