Winters Bone

I make pots because something very primal and important to me is trying to be expressed.  Something inside of me wants out and the only way I’ve ever known to calm that raging… Continue reading

To Hold

To Hold To heal To connect To mold To stretch To thrust To push To pull To become To love To create To pot

Nebula Part II

This has to be my favorite raku piece I’ve ever done.  I used the same Nebula glaze from Spectrum as the post from a couple of days ago.  However I adjusted the firing temperature down 50 degrees. … Continue reading

Nebula

Ok, time for me to admit something….I’m addicted to Raku.  I am. The dictionary defines addiction as: “the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically… Continue reading

Stepping Back

Andy Goldsworthy is an artist who truly inspires me.  I saw this video clip a few months back and was really taken by the way he speaks, moves, and thinks about art. Of… Continue reading

Emerging!

  Hello friends!  It’s been too long 🙂 I’m emerging from my winter hibernation and ready to get my hands in the clay.  Since last winter I’ve been away from the studio pursuing… Continue reading

No Happier People

  There are no happier people on this planet than those who decide that they want something, define what they want, get hold of the feeling of it even before it’s manifestation and… Continue reading

I Hope To Touch Heaven

“When I am engaged in the process of making and firing I am aware of the element of gravity. Earth draws everything towards itself. But I hope to touch heaven.” -Yo Akiyama    … Continue reading

Eat from me!

        So I love making bowls.  It’s the form I’m most comfortable with and I love to eat and cook and serve friends and family so they are super useful as… Continue reading

More Experiements in Raku

Last weekend I was able to take some time and do another raku firing.  It was a mixed bag of results, I’ll share my two favorites.  Here are the results!  Enjoy and have… Continue reading