Category Archives: Making Pots

Gulf Coast Clay Conference: Four Days in Mississippi

Last week I spent four days in Southern Mississippi for the Second Gulf Coast Clay Conference.  The conference was held in Perkinston and Wiggins, MS. This was my first trip to Mississippi (except for a few hours I spent in … Continue reading

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A Muddy Week

This year it has been a struggle to get into the studio.  Or to get muddy at all. That is starting to change. I spent the entire weekend in the studio watching master potter Lorna Meaden make her exquisite pots. … Continue reading

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Making Pitchers and the Role of Muscle Memory

In a few short weeks, I will be getting on a plane and heading to Gulfport, Mississippi to present at the Gulf Coast Clay Conference.  Between now and then I have to pack and ship pots, determine what tools I … Continue reading

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Fighting Fatigue – Why Isn’t There a Couch in the Studio?

Last week saw me making more prototypes for my buddha bowls, a few teapots and a flower bucket (as I call them).  The humidity has been high enough that pots don’t want to dry.  That delayed trimming by several days. … Continue reading

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Back on the Stool – Back in the Kitchen

Anyone remember the 70s?  Lucky you.  I myself am a tad too young to have participated in a lot of the fun. But I did make my share of macramé plant hangers in elementary school. Not living anywhere near a … Continue reading

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