From making to baking

From making to baking

Today is January 24th 2017. That is an important date for me because today I will be firing my first glaze load of 2017. The reason I even care is because now I know how long it takes me to complete an entire kiln load of stuff! So I thought I would show you my...

Manually firing my Cress Kiln

My Cress Kiln let me down! Manually firing my Cress Kiln wasn’t my original idea but one that came about by necessity.You see, it was a rainy Sunday afternoon, which should have been the perfect time for me to spend happily in my studio elbow high in clay. I had...

Finally… a successful Glaze Firing

Today I am a very happy potter!!!  Yesterday I opened my kiln to find some very delightful results. I must admit this is the first time I really liked some of the finished pots I saw.  The glazes flowed well, the colors were vibrant and nothing exploded or got...