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Brooklyn Pottery Invitational

I’m delighted to be on of 10 studio potters participating in this new 3 day event of sales, demos, and lectures! Important details below with the full schedule of demos to be announced, so please… 112 more words


500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity: Part 5 - Vessels

Part 5 – Vessels

Explorations of forms and possibilities using slabs & hand-building. This was my apprenticeship with clay.

I played with wet slabs, leather hard slabs, and everything in between. 218 more words


Penny Inkwells

Penny inkwells,
made in Victoria, Australia 1880-1910

This is a collection of ‘penny’ inkwells; there are ceramic and so-called because they were cheaply made bottles that cost a penny to buy. 148 more words


Taking five minutes

I’ve not been here for a long time, and in the interval the parking has been made pay-and-display, and the knobs on the railings, which used to be painted gold, are all black. 51 more words

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White, pots and sorted

Got my new (to me) bedside table. I love my white room.

Got my finished pottery back. It’s so satisfyingly smooth.

Organised and sorted out my room. 17 more words



Raw and unseasoned

like a lump of clay

thrown at the spinning

wheel head,

I struggle .

Clueless and shapeless

the giddying speed

the twists and twirls… 21 more words


Yesterday's Redware, Designed by Lester Breininger, Offered at Auction

Founder of Breininger Pottery, Lester Breininger, was a ninth-generation Pennsylvania Dutchman. It was during the 1960’s when Breininger purchased a red clay dog figurine and had asked a teaching colleague if he could create a match so that he would have a pair.  244 more words