Category: Pottery

Feb 03

Lidded porcelain vessel with cobalt: fox-man and crows

This is one of a series of porcelain vessels I made a couple years ago.  I’ve been using powdered cobalt on porcelain bisque fired to cone 04.  One of the things we tried, in order to reduce fading, was to fire it again before glazing. It didn’t work very well.  I also tried spraying on …

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Feb 02

Smiling Face Ball

I got a new photography setup, so I thought I’d photograph some old pieces I had lying around in my studio.  This piece is one of my favorites, because it’s comfortable to hold and has a nice weight to it, plus the face cheers me up. This is a high fired stoneware ball, b-mix with …

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Jan 06

Empty Bowls creation

Here’s a photo from our trimming session, me and the arm of Gary Roberts.  Photo courtesy of Mary Swallow. Follow the link to more information about Empty Bowls.

Jan 05

Empty Bowls 2008

  Anyone going to be in Tempe on February 22nd and 23rd should attend the Empty Bowls event in Downtown Tempe.  I was one of the ceramic artists who made bowls for the event.  $10 buys a handmade bowl and some soup.  All proceeds benefit local food banks. For three years now, I’ve made bowls …

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