A Gift of the Kiln Gods #6

Details: Pinch Pots construction; Terracotta clay body; Multiple glazes; Cone 04 electric firing; Average height/width - 5 to 10 cms.  Inquiries & comments on technique and/or availability welcome here. More to come...

A Gift of the Kiln Gods #5

Details: Pinch Pots construction; Terracotta clay body; Cone 04 electric firing; Average height/width - 5 to 10 cms.  Inquiries & comments on technique and/or availability welcome here. More to come... 

A Gift of the Kiln Gods #4

Details: Pinch Pots construction; Terracotta clay body; Cone 04 electric firing; Average height/width - 5 to 10 cms.  Inquiries & comments on technique and/or availability welcome here. More to come... 

A Gift of the Kiln Gods #3

Details: Pinch Pots construction; Terracotta clay body; Cone 04 electric firing; Average height/width - 5 to 10 cms.  Inquiries & comments on technique and/or availability welcome here. More to come... 

A Gift of the Kiln Gods #2

Details: Pinch Pots construction; Terracotta clay body; Cone 04 electric firing; Average height/width - 5 to 10 cms.  Inquiries & comments on technique and/or availability welcome here. More to come... 

A Gift of the Kiln Gods – Bowl # 1

Details: Pinch Pots construction; Terracotta clay body; Cone 04 electric firing; Average height/width - 5 to 10 cms.  Inquiries & comments on technique and/or availability welcome here. More to come... 

A Bounty of Bowls – Gifts of the kiln gods

This past year in ceramics has been awesome and challenging. Awesome, because I have been able to get back into my ceramics and explore a little. Challenging because I realized that I was more experimental when I had my own studio space and not challenged by the constraints of the school settings. No one has … Continue reading A Bounty of Bowls – Gifts of the kiln gods

Incongruous Abstractions

The project challenge was to make abstract forms, defines as not resembling anything. The secondary challenges were that they must be hung on a wall, possibly incorporate other materials, potential tally be made with a variety of techniques (coils, slabs, pinch-pots, etc..) and finished with different glazes, engines, and terra sigillata. While, I've had the … Continue reading Incongruous Abstractions

An Isamu Tower – Spontaneous Intentionality

For years now, I've been stopped in my tracks by the many works of designer-artists, Isamu Noguchi. His play with lines, textures, and shapes capture my imagination like sitting in a Zen garden. I find myself staring endlessly in a blissful state of calm. There's a whole canon of his work that seems to be … Continue reading An Isamu Tower – Spontaneous Intentionality

The Textured Wonder Vase

Part of the accretion project, I used torn and end scraps of thin slabs. Each piece was textured with a textured-roller, then assembled wet, using only a little slip and scoring. When leather hard, I used a carving tool to take away excess slip at the seams and emphasize the layers. I gave a few … Continue reading The Textured Wonder Vase