The newbies are stepping up!

What a week!  It’s the second week of my six week class … and these newbies have been prolific!  You should see the work I have on the shelves — just waiting to dry out and get into the kiln.  We’ve been working on bowls — first pinch...

It begins today!

Boy, that didn’t take long!  The first class starts today … have some things to clear away in the studio before they get here (have some big bowls to do, finishing up a block of a new colored clay!), have to find some good music for everyone to work to,...

There are a few things I hate …

One of them is making glazes.  I know that some potters think of it as a great adventure.  I think of it as three days of drudgery (because that’s how long it takes if you leave it until you are out of everything!).  I got into this mess way back when I started...

What a shock!

True.  I am shocked.  One ad on Facebook for upcoming classes, and the evening classes filled in ONE DAY, and the daytime class is filled now.  It’s the most amazing thing!  So I had to clean up the studio … and I’m making glazes tomorrow.  Luckily...

Just about ready to start classes!

What a ride this had been!  First, we get here for one of the hottest summers on record (everywhere, not just here of course) which slows down our projects, then Mr. Mac has an accident and attempts to put his eye out (luckily he missed, just broke his cheekbone)...