Unfinished Business

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Lots of small projects got finished up (and started) this last week. I fired all of the student work that was ready to go, along with my bowls for the Mid City Nutrition fundraiser. I also ordered a basic set of Mayco Stroke & Coat for my colleagues to use during our team building night, where they will paint my … Read More

Brunch at Kate’s, First Firing and Eva Zeisel

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Though it was cold and cloudy today in Port Huron, it turned out to be a productive and lovely day. First I stopped at Kate’s Downtown to grab “Pop Up Brunch” to go, and then headed to the studio. The kiln cycle takes 8.5 hours and it’s a great uninterrupted time to work on projects. Last week was the final … Read More

Carving Tiles, Making Glazes and the Periodic Table

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I’ve been wanting to carve tiles for some time now – so I tested out my new slab roller and picked a design- A Lake Sturgeon. The sturgeon population of the St. Clair River is very special, and has been steadily growing in numbers. These amazing fish can live to be 100 years old, and grow to over 100lbs. Here … Read More

First Week of Class

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Last Saturday marked the end of the first week of class. Getting back in the groove of teaching was much easier than I thought, plus I was blessed with great students for my first set of classes! The biggest challenges were re-organizing some areas of the studio to make it more functional, (as I only need a table and a … Read More