Our Pottery Blog
Welcome. You can read all about our Pottery adventures here in our pottery blog. We take field trips, finish pottery, raku fire, meet friends and have fun.
Jim Le Fevre presents ‘Turntable’ and ‘Heavy Pencil’, which uses a digital camera and record deck to clever effect to create contemporary incarnations of the zoetrope, a traditional method for creating animation dating back to the 1830s.
Kate Johnston is a bold potter to create such large pots. This is not an easy process, no matter how easy she makes it look. Watch a condensed version of a 3 day pot.
September 24th & 25th David and I will be at Jones Park on the Gulfport waterfront at our very first festival. We are very excited to attend and look forward to seeing you there.
The Gulfport Galleria of Fine Art is located in the Historic Carnegie Library and has artwork from more than 30 local artists and craftsmen. Here is a little more information about this historic building.
There is very little information available on Alberto Bustos, but we wanted to show a small snippet of how he works, carefully and methodically.
Many people use the terms ceramics and pottery interchangeably. So the question is which is it; Ceramics or Pottery?
David and I have had our house on the market for awhile now and have just accepted an offer on the house. That means that we are now looking for a new “forever” home. One of our challenges has been finding a home that can accommodate our growing pottery habit.
In ancient times, kintsugi craft was applied to simple housewares using lacquer dusted with gold, silver or platinum. Recovered pottery was appreciated as works of art, while their “scars” were seen as precious “landscapes” rather than flaws.
Ken Matsuzuki was born in Tokyo in 1950. He graduated from Tamagawa University, School of Fine Arts, with ceramic art major.
Our trip to Alaska was the best trip yet. We had great weather and the sun wasn’t setting until 10pm. Hiking the rivers and beaches was on the agenda.
We have been working primarily with a white crackle raku glaze. Glazing is done by trial and error and we plan to experiment with a blackfoot glaze soon.