This week I have been shopping, but not like the normal folks out there, shopping for their Christmas treasures. I have been shopping for props for A Civil War Christmas. I have also been getting my studio ready for the Chatham Artists Studio Tour that starts this coming Saturday. Show More Summary
This is a cone 6 reduction piece.
Christmas begins at the Corsock Christmas Craft Fair Sunday December 1st, 11am till 3pm, Corsock Village Hall Slip Trail Tree Decoration by Hannah McAndrew available at MadeByHandOnline and Corsock Craft Fair Baskets by Geoff Forest Silver Jewellery, Hand Crafted Glass, … Continue reading ?
Yesterday I started throwing again after what feels like a huge chunk of time away from it. Today I carried on and oh my goodness I am enjoying it. I got the workshop nice and toasty warm and kneaded up … Continue reading ?
Check out June Perry's blog this morning- she posted a nice video on colored porcelain.http://shambhalapottery.blogspot.com/2013/11/saturday-morning-eye-candy-video-with.html
If you want to know what is going on in the Carolinas regarding Art and Craft - check out this P DF: The December 2013 issue of Carolina Arts - all 66 pages. Here's a link to the December download - it will take several minutes to download (http://www.carolinaarts.com/1213/1213carolinaarts.pdf). Show More Summary
In planning for 2014, it occurs to me that there should be a place to go on-line or on this blog to assist us with applying for the various events for the year so we can apply on time and with the requisit photos, fees, etc. Is there such a place on-line? There are so many events throughout the year, many of them local to which we can apply directly. Show More Summary
Yo Clubbers,We are in the planning stages for the 2nd Annual Clay Olympics which will be held at Odyssey Center for Ceramics Arts -January 8, 2014 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Tish and Melissa have again, generously agreed to donate $100 per event as prize money. Show More Summary
This next weekend is the TRAC tour and we will be participating. The dates are: Friday, December 6, Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, December 7 and 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. We - meaning: Kristen Flournoy, Amy Waller, Lisa Gluckin, Rodney Hopkins and myself, John Britt
Spluttering - (Or Sputtering )- a glaze defect in which small pieces of glaze fall from the ware during fusion and are found fused to the shelf after the firing. The glaze layer sometimes heals over but sometimes crawls.From "The Potter's Dictionary" Hamer 5th ed.
I have so many blessings and so many things to be thankful for, like most of you that read my blog.... family, friends, good health, a nice place to live. Good food and music surround me. Life is good.One more Hope Floats quote, "my cup runneth over"!!Its been a very lovely Thanksgiving here in Broomeville. Show More Summary
I have several Christmas gifts/ pottery pieces that I need to get fired ~ Please let me know if you know of any communal groups that share a kiln & that could help me get the momentum going that I want to with my pottery ~ I am on aShow More Summary
The charcoal brazier glows red in the shadows of the gallery. The air is fragrant with charcoal and grilled chicken; this evening I dined at home. Some fresh bread from the Mitsukoshi bakery, an avocado, half price because it was perfectly ripe, a sachet of tartare sauce. Show More Summary
What is this beautiful thing!?
Hey Ya'll! Just want to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving. I'll be off cooking and eating for a few days, so I though I would just say a quick hello and then get busy!Yesterday Gerry had an assignment up near Stokes County, the land we love, so I rode along with him. Show More Summary
It is quiet in the Ebiya galley this morning, just the sound of time pouring steadily out of the wall clocks one tick at a time. It has been a very hectic few months, and I am taking these hours before the gallery opens to catch up with myself. Show More Summary
When the cones get hard to see....just get a Stanley Fat Max 2000 Lumen Spot light and blast away! The 2000 lumen spot light will overpower the light in the kiln and allow you to see everything clearly. Be sure to where eye protection (I have a hand held welding glass).