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Sloped mugs

What are the virtues of a mug? Surely one of them must be that they stack well without wobbling or fuss.

I’m still working on repeating forms– these two mugs have the same ‘idea’ in their shape, but they are not quite the same in heights and angles.  98 more words


Wagyu Steak - JB

Wagyu.. to be honest, never fancied em. Unfriendly prices, 443 more words


BIG Challenges

I’m finding that in working large scale there are a lot more problems a potter can and will encounter in building his or her pieces. I knew there would be a certain set of challenges in building a large vessel, like my lack of great strength in my upper body and maintaining just the right level of moisture, and therefore rigidity, in the vessel’s walls. 589 more words

Where Creativity Works

Mountain mugs

One of the first objects I made was my Yamnuska mug back in L’s basement.  It is still one of my favourite mugs, despite its wonky handle and uneven lip. 181 more words