Teapot #36

It was record breaking warm day, hit 67°F .  I almost done setting-up the studio with new shelves, and squeeze out a space for another shelving unit. I am gaining so much space.

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One of a kind teapot #35

Last Friday and Saturday, there was an opening of the exhibition with Richard Aerni, who has studio in the same building. I did not take pictures, but thought very good showing of both of works. Here is a teapot from the show.  I will post them next several days.            … Continue reading One of a kind teapot #35

Teapot 26

I had the first firing of 2012 last week before NYC trip.  The result was very good. I could not come up a good decal idea for the teapot 26.  I was hoping two circles turning to green after oxidation firing in the electric kiln, but not.  I made the same shape and fired it… Continue reading Teapot 26

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Teapot 28-30

I loaded the kiln last week, but strong winds were expected until Tuesday.  Then, I was checking the forecast on Monday night around 9pm, found that Tuesday is again windy.  I wound up firing the kiln Monday night. over night.  It was very claim and quiet night, perfect for the firing.  Tuesday, there was no… Continue reading Teapot 28-30

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Slab built teapot

I was making slab pieces yesterday, and decided to make a teapot with it. This is my first attempt on assembling a box shape. It came out well, I think. Hope it stays one piece after firings. Another warm November. Leaves are still on trees, and we have not seen snow on the ground this… Continue reading Slab built teapot

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Refractory clay

I have been sickly last two weeks. Change of season, I guess. I think the fall is dragging long this year, and we finally had a couple of frost this week.  I have been working lightly. I got the refractory clay body for the sagger. It felt like throwing a sandpaper, but threw well. I… Continue reading Refractory clay

Teapot 26 & 27

Here is teapot 26 and 27.  I played with the bottom while still wet. I am working on the whole food diet thing, sort of.  We still eat meat, but the half of used to and added chickpeas or other peas in vegetable mix.  I go to the public market once a week to get… Continue reading Teapot 26 & 27

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Nice sunny day

We hit close to 80F today. Nice lazy day.  I was pleasantly surprised the number of people went through my studio last night at the first Friday.  The set-up was not inviting to people so they hesitated to come in (I was hidden at the corner of the room) until I started trimming pots. I… Continue reading Nice sunny day

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