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Being a potter has its moments. It’s not always zen-like with pretty colors and Patrick Swayze has never visited. There are just as many disasters as there are successes. I hope to share the process!

Big changes ahead for me and my pottery art

Big changes ahead for me and my pottery art

There comes a time in our lives when we start thinking about what our future holds and where we need to be. For me that has always been about every five years! I guess I just need to shake things up a bit, every now and then. In 2015 I bought the building where I...

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10 pottery tips for the beginner potter.

10 pottery tips for the beginner potter.

​You make throwing on the potter's wheel look so Easy! That is usually the first words out of the mouths of students who come into my studio to try their hands on the potter's wheel. Making everyday, functional objects from a hunk of mud has been around for 1000's of...

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Social Media and the Artist.

Social Media and the Artist.

Social Media and the artist.... Do you love it or hate it? Social Media is the perfect opportunity for artists to  get their work seen by a large audience.  It's free and easily accessible. Its full of photos that are wonderful to look at and we get to see into the...

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New Year, New Kiln Elements and Thermocouples

New Year, New Kiln Elements and Thermocouples

After 4 years and 125 firings, it was time to start thinking about replacing the Kiln elements and thermocouples in my L&L Easy-Fire Kiln. I have model e23S-3 with a Bartlett Controller but It looks like replacing these items is pretty much the same on all the...

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2021 …..and thats a wrap

2021 …..and thats a wrap

It seems that the older you get, the faster the year goes by. I am writing this from my son’s house in Utah where Ben and I have come to celebrate Christmas. They have two young ones, but the young ones aren’t so young anymore. One is 10 years old and the other is...

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It’s Show Time!

It’s Show Time!

In just a few more hours I will be heading to my last show of the year. I am not a big fan of doing shows because they are so much work. I am pretty much on my own since hubby is not a fan of helping me. This year, however, I really have looked forward to them.Please...

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My name is Dani and I am the potter behind this page! I am retired and having a ball being the artist I always wanted to be. My studio is located in SE Oklahoma and I share it with two cats, Emily and Max. Have a look around!

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