Archive for April, 2009

Fun for all ages…

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Here’s a mom and son getting it done. Even a five year old can make pottery. Classes are available and fun.

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Who do? Udu.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

udu1Udu (African drum) a musical instrument and utilitarian vessel
used to carry water. 10″ tall 10″ wide. Hand made using the coiling technique then carved with a swirl design. Taping on the small hole on the side gives a nice drum sound that resingates through the round body. No two Udu’s will ever sound a like.
The glaze is a two tone Shino. Rust colored where applied lighty and creamy white where heavy.

Finished Kitty

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

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Friday for the arts at the Petersburg Regional Art Center was a big success and I had two pieces in the all media show. My finished (finally!) cat and the N.C. inspired jar. Thanks to everyone who came out in support of the arts!

Glazed Over…

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

dsc_0005Here’s a picture of K.T., number one studio student assistant, mixing up some new glazes. It’s exacting work…lots of math and precise measurement.  She’s got it all under control.

New Classes Announcement

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Starting May 13th, I’ll be giving both beginning and intermediate pottery classes at the Dinwiddie Recreation Center. The schedule is as follows:

Session 1: Wednesdays, May 13th – July 1st • $45.00 – Supplies Included!

Beginner – 6:00pm-6:55pm • Intermediate – 7:00pm-7:55pm

For more info, contact the Dinwiddie Recreation Center or download a flyer.

Carver Kids Have Class!

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Here are some pictures from a recent class at Carver Elementary in Henrico Virginia. These kids did a great job creating moons and masks with clay.


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