Monthly Archives: August 2014

Works-in-Progress (08/27/14)

I’m feeling a little disorganized this week, but that’s because I’m so excited about all the pies my thumb is in that I keep flittering from one to the other. In ceramics, I had an OK firing on Sunday. I’m … Continue reading

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How I spent my day off

I don’t take a large┬ánumber of days off (you’ve all heard this song before). But on those rare occasions when I *do* take a day off, I play hard. That Poor Man and I went and spent the day at … Continue reading

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Color Choices: Courtyard

Next in my series of color chart posts are the Duncan Courtyard glazes. These rank among my favorite, for the matte finish and the lightly speckled look to them. They go very well on both smooth pieces, where the glaze … Continue reading

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Works-in-Progress Wednesday (08/20/14)

What are you working on this week? In ceramics, I’m glazing my little fingers off. There’s so much I want to glaze, fire, and see that it’s almost ridiculous. Why can’t I have four arms? And twice – no, three … Continue reading

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My 10 favorite Etsy shops (and what I love about them)

I may have a favorite-shop problem — I have way more than ten! So these are my ten favorite ceramic/pottery shops, and what I love about them. Does it seem strange, you might ask, to favorite shops of people who … Continue reading

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Color Choices: Cone 05

Welcome to a new feature – color charts! Of course I’m starting with one that won’t be like any of the others that I have planned, because these colors are ones that fire to a cone that I don’t use … Continue reading

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Works-in-Progress Wednesday (08/13/14)

What are you working on this week? In soap, I’m working with a customer on a signature fragrance for her, and some sample fragrances accidentally fell into my cart when I was choosing the things she’s interested in. Autumn Afternoon, … Continue reading

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