Here's my latest wire bowl, made with red clay and used kiln wire. This is the 4th bowl I've created in this style. It's hand built from coils of red stoneware clay, then I push half-round pieces of used kiln wire into the clay before it dries. I leave the outside of the bowl unglazed. You [...]
A couple months ago I enrolled in a one-night session of a handbuilding class at Midwest Clay Project. The guest teacher was Rachelle Miller from Hands In Clay (who is a great teacher, by the way!) She focused the class on lids, and that night I made this beautiful piece. The glaze is Coyote Opal, [...]
Here's my latest painting. It's acrylic, with a bit of black marker, on canvas, and measures 10 x 10 inches. I like the grid pattern, and will use that again in future paintings.
Here are the vases I wrote about in this post. The vase on the left was dipped in a blue glaze, followed by a matte green glaze. The blue shows through just a bit here and there, and the slip-trailed circular lines are bluish. The vase on the right was dipped only in the matte [...]
Here are a couple of the mugs that are in their final glory. Both of these mugs were included in the photo from my November "mugs" post, before they were fired. They're not the same size, but are the same shape and style, and glazed in the same method. I love the blues! I'm still [...]
My new and temporary role as caretaker to my healing son is taking up much of my time. I haven't been able to draw and paint quite as often as planned, but am still here, working in small chunks of found time. And those chunks are getting bigger and bigger. This is a watercolor I [...]