Shows, classes & back to normal! Now if gas prices will only decrease for some summer travel! My 2022 shows are as follows: Vintage Road Trip Market, Richmond, Michigan on May 14 & 15 Heritage Vintage Market, Goodells, Michigan on May 29th St. Clair Fine Arts Fair, St. Clair, Michigan on June 25 & 26 Lexington Fine Arts Fair, Lexington, … Read More
New Studio and More!
I’m finally getting back to somewhat normal after having to move my studio unexpectedly! Moving a pottery studio is not something anyone would want to do… ever…. I did end up with a bigger, more centralized location after a month of moving everything little by little! My new address is 1727 Pine Grove Avenue, just south of the Blue Water … Read More
What are the differences between ceramics and pottery?
To begin with, pottery is a ceramic item. But not all ceramics are pottery. Ceramics is a broad term that describes the manufacturing of items from nonmetallic elements (clay) that are fired to high temperatures. Ceramics aren’t just dishes. There are many industrial applications such as electrical insulators, sanitary ware (commodes, sinks), even things like artificial coral reefs! But we … Read More
Is pottery easy to learn?
Top Questions I get asked in the pottery studio I’ll be honest, throwing on the wheel isn’t easy. But it’s not exceptionally hard. Over the years, I’ve never had a student walk out of a class with at least a few “keepers”. Learning the basic premise of throwing can be achieved in my 5 week class. Learning to feel the … Read More
March and April classes are now scheduled! I have a new class starting in March, a 9 week session. This will be an opportunity for me to teach a more well-rounded session, including handbuilding and more advanced decorative techniques. The 4 week beginner class is basically a crash course in wheel throwing and perfect for those wanting to simply give … Read More
Christmas at the Studio Sale
As usual i’ve been busy busy getting ready for a mini show at the studio on December 12th! A collaboration with Lisa Mac Candles is happening (and i’m super excited) involving custom pottery containers and amazing soy candles! Those will be available at the sale. Ornaments galore are in the works, along with mugs & bowls. Lisa Mac will also … Read More
A Busy Studio
The last three weeks have been extremely busy at KB Studios! I’ve been teaching every night after work and also working on my projects on the weekend. My kiln is getting a work out! Here’s a look at projects from the last few weeks: There’s only one spot left in my monthly classes, a Thursday slot starting this upcoming week. … Read More
Cheers to 2 years!
I just celebrated two years in my Port Huron studio! Even with the ups and downs, I can’t imagine life without my little corner spot. The magic hasn’t worn off yet, in fact i’m even more grateful that I have a space to create and teach in, in fall of 2020. I’m also thankful for all of the students i’ve … Read More
Fall Classes & Re-Opening
Wow… what a crazy last few months… I’ve been slowly re-opening the studio after an abrupt stop to everything due to COVID-19 and also trying to deal with the cancellation of every art fair under the sun. Classes. Adapting to COVID-19 has been challenging. In order to create enough space around students, class size will now be limited to 2 … Read More
Hello everyone! I’ve been so busy since the holidays… I thought I was going to have a slight break but that hasn’t happened yet. I’ve had full classes since the beginning of January, have been prepping bowls for Mid City Nutrition’s Empty Bowl Fundraiser, and racking my brain for new products for the year. In addition, I am doing a … Read More