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Xanadu Gallery Has Accepted My Art

Woo Hoo! My sculptural pieces have been accepted at Xanadu Gallery.
Answers in a Clay Bottle #1, Octopus on a jar

In The News And In A New Gallery

My art was photographed at a local pottery show and the photo was placed on the front page of the news paper. I'd be more excited if my name had been mentioned! LOL!

Joara Pottery Festival Sneak Peek : Platter

This 15" platter will be at the Joara Pottery Festival in Morganton, NC.

My father was huge into computers back when people thought computers were just a sci fi story feature.

Dad wanted me to "go into computers". I fought it a very long time.

"Computer robots will do the factory jobs better than humans." Dad said with enthusiam.

Octopus Jar (Looking for Answers in A Bottle Series)

Lately, I've been going through some emotional changes. At the same time, I seem to be drawn to making clay bottles and jars. I call this phase "Looking for answers in a bottle".

Clay Classes for Children

Clay Classes For Children

Pottery Genealogy

The "pottery genealogy" shown here is the way I understand that pottery skills were passed down from Bernard Leach.

A Goat Yarn Bowl

I recently was asked to make a yarn bowl with a goat on it. I thought that was a good idea, (please click READ MORE below) so I agreed to make one.

Why The Yarn Channel Keyhole Is Important

Many people buy yarn bowls by looks alone, unaware of the varied functions a proper yarn bowl serves to the knitter and crocheter. Here is the difference between a right and left handed yarn bowl, and why a properly positioned yarn channel keyhole is important to you.

Rocking Butter Dishes

Rocking Butter DishWell, here’s a little something that I still need to work out. How do I make the air flow evenly around a flat plane of clay? I'm thinking I’ll have to buy yet another item, this time a cookie cooling rack. I think I need to raise up the clay and allow air to circulate around all the surfaces. Hopefully, that will allow the clay dry flat.

Word Cloud Day

I didn't download any apps, so I didn't get to make a very artistic word cloud, but this should do.

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