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playing with mud

For a few months now, my hubby and I have had weekly date nights playing with mud.  We spend a few hours together, unwind from the day, get messy and get creative. 103 more words

Journeys & Reflections

Travel Mugs

Friday? How on earth did it become Friday???

Somehow I have glazed over 70 Christmas ornaments this week and managed to start the travel mugs I’m offering during the holiday season. 139 more words


Took a stab back at Wheel Throwing

I’ve had a hankering to do a class at the Old Lorton prison’s Workhouse Art Center, and this summer I finally saw my chance.  Signed up for a ceramic wheel throwing class.   212 more words


Repurposing clay

When throwing on the wheel, there tends to be ongoing maintenance due to the extra clay scrap and slop that is produced. Since I don’t have a pug mill or a mixer, I’ve tried a variety of ways to repurpose that scrap clay. 152 more words

Kathy McGonigle

The potter's soiree

If a soirée is an elegant evening gathering , is it posible to have a wheel throwing soirée? Well, that’s what I called those eclectic gatherings of multigenerational socials held for the purpose of getting hands muddy and making art. 210 more words

Kathy McGonigle

Helping a young child to throw on the wheel

It can be daunting working on the potter’s wheel when you have tiny hands. Little ones just don’t have the strength to center clay, even when the clay is soft. 155 more words

Kathy McGonigle