A funny thing happened …

Those of you who are as old as me will be finishing that opening with ‘on the way to the forum’ … but in my case it’s actually ‘at the craft show’!   The number of people who came out to see me at the “Make it Indie”...

It’s better in Ireland …

Honest, that’s what I heard for most of the time I was in Ireland — the Irish telling me how much better certain things are there than here.  So here’s my list of what I found to actually be better in Ireland.  I’ll probably think of a few more...

The kiln gods were smiling …

This is going to be a short one.  I have SO MUCH to do before Friday when things need to be packed up and taken to Anja Hertle’s for the Northumberland Studio Tour!!!  But, I promised you some pictures yesterday, and here they are … And of course the...

How long does it take?

I’m in the Northumberland Studio Tour next weekend, and the question that I will hear most often is “how long does it take you to make” whatever it is a person is interested in …  So here goes! First, you make the piece (or pieces if...

Creating a canvas

I spent today trimming and slipping bowls —    And now their all outside, waiting to get into the kiln.  Some are actually sunbathing because it’s too damp in the basement right now to get them really dry!  I’m going to need some time to paint all of...