January 2, 2018

I Just Want To Make Beautiful Things!

  Long vacations! New kiln! Rushing to finish orders! Bisque fire! Glaze fire! Christmas! What a way to end the year! After a good vacation, it […]
December 27, 2017

My First Bisque Fire

Gathered some courage to do a bisque fire today. It took me an hour just to get the hang of loading the kiln for the first […]
November 16, 2017

It’s Here, My New Skutt

As with every baker’s dream to own a Kitchen Aid, every ceramic artist’s dream is to own a Skutt Kiln. My new toy has finally arrived […]
September 20, 2017

Buttoning Up Another Project

  My leafy collection brings me to making buttons. It’s similar to making cookies. Roll out the clay. Make your imprint and using cookie cutters to […]
September 13, 2017

Roly Poly Wild Blackberry Leaves

Fall is no where to be seen. The trees are still baring their leaves. I use to pick up leaves that had fallen on the ground […]
September 1, 2017

Do You Like Eating Figs?

  No I don’t. However, there are so many beneficial advantages about this plant. The tree is grown not only for shade, but also for their […]
August 22, 2017

Summer 2017

  It’s been a slow, quiet summer. No workshop. No open studio. No inspiration to write about past works so I’m going to fast forward 8 […]
August 18, 2017

So You Think You Know The Wheel?

Here’s a workshop I attended. Pottery by @Reid Ozaki. (June 10/11 2017) Reid Ozaki has been a professional studio potter for over 40 years and a teacher […]
August 18, 2017

I Hate Glazing!

This process is definitely not my favourite. My artistic sense tells me to apply colours the way I see it. However in pottery, glazing, is all […]
August 14, 2017

I Love Trimming!

  After a project is finished on the wheel and left to dry till ‘leather hard’, comes trimming. Trimming means to remove excess clay usually at […]
August 7, 2017

Practice Makes Perfect

While going through my pottery snapshots, apparently I had a 2009 collection? Let’s check out a few pieces. My first teapot? Well… I’m embarrassed to post […]
August 1, 2017

My Patience Is Fading

The initial months of my hobby were spent on the computer sourcing for Basic, How to and Pottery for Dummies. What would I do without […]