The vases I started a few months ago are all finally out of the kiln. If you'd like to read about how these vases were made, take a look at this post. Below are photos of the finished vases, which I'm delighted with. They're all available for purchase here.
Here's a group of round vases I recently finished. A few of these vases are currently available on my Etsy site. I love the way they turned out, and intend to make more!
I'm testing out a new vase design, and when I test, I always make more than one test;) First I threw three cylinders on the pottery wheel. Then I threw ten spouts, even though I needed only three. It's a good idea to make more than I need, just to be sure I have the [...]
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I just finished up with 3 art sales in the last 2 weeks. Whew! It's a lot of work! Here's a photo of the lists I make in order to keep myself sane. Each show requires different setup and display supplies, so checking items off the list as I gather them up helps keep me organized. [...]
I started work on a couple new larger vases early last month. The vase I write about in this post is the one on the right in the next photo. Here are both vases with a coating of black slip. In ceramics lingo, slip is a liquid mixture or slurry of clay suspended in water. [...]
I recently purchased and read Sunshine Cobb's latest book titled "Mastering Hand Building: Techniques, Tips, and Tricks for Slabs, Coils, and More." I suppose I could've waited until my public library bought the book, but I am impatient at times;) Plus, I wanted to own it because 1) it was written by a woman, 2) [...]