Clay

Kiln Results, September 14th, 2016

Featherstone fired a glaze kiln (cone 5 oxidation) on Sunday, and they unloaded it on Wednesday. I had a handful of pieces in it, and it was great to see the results of the surface experiments I’ve been trying. I was so excited about the clayish dirt on my land. A pile of it was […]

Kiln Results, August 31, 2016

Weeks of pieces came out of the glaze kiln at Featherstone Center for the Arts on August 31st. Looking at them, I had to step back and try to remember what techniques I was trying, and then process what, I feel, turned out and what didn’t. Many of the decorations are quick and easy because […]

Sketching on Clay

This spring, I discovered the open studio hours at Featherstone Center for the Arts on Martha’s Vineyard. Three days a week, their ceramic studio is open to the public for an hourly fee and the cost of materials.  It had been nearly 17 years since I worked in clay, and I decided to go and […]

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