Category: Pottery

Jul 09

Small Oak Pinch Pot

 I made a selection of pinch pots because I wanted to re-create some great little flowerpots I made years ago for my succulent collection. I moved to a different house without an east-facing window, and all the plants died, and eventually I lost or the pots got broken. So I made some pinch pots, which …

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Jul 06

Broken Shino Slab Pot

 This is one of those “failure is a part of the learning process” kind of things. I spent a ton of time trying to recreate a pot I’d bought at the store for not very much money, and I ended up failing. But I learned a lot along the way! One of the things I …

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Jun 18

Test Tiles

 These are the test tiles I made for this session of pottery. My favorite is the one on the top left, and my second favorite is in the middle. I had planned on using sprig molds (the geometric shapes on some of these) but my silicone sprig molds weren’t that great so I discarded that …

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Jun 16

Blue Black Cup

 I made these cups for my friend, originally planning to put a very snarky thing on it, but  I decided at the last minute to use this glaze combination instead. It’s a combination of black satin and oasis glazes. I like its subtlety, and it has a good weight.

Jan 05

Big Striped Flower Pot

My sister was visiting, and we wanted to do a craft project together. I figured we could do glazing, because she doesn’t have a kiln at home. I’d been thinking of doing some glazing, and a week or so earlier I’d added water to all of my low-fire glazes, which had dried out. I had …

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