Archive for the ‘pottery’ Category

Did you know?

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Kim Colton Pottery not only offers classes and custom work, but we also offer kiln repair and cleaning services.
Have one of these? kiln

We can help clean it, fix it, and even teach you how to operate it.

More info on our new “Services” page.

Word to your Mother (Earth)!

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Come celebrate Earth Day with Kim Colton Pottery at Fort Lee. It’s our one BIG EVENT of the Season. So come out and join us. Bring the kids, we’ll have goodies.

Here’s the scoop on the festivities:

Thursday, April 29, 2010 (with a rain date of Friday, April 30)
in the Fort Lee Field House and adjacent field.

The morning (9:00-1:00) will be dedicated to 2,000 3rd to 5th grade students from local elementary schools.
The afternoon (1:00-3:00) will then be dedicated to soldiers and staff from the Installation.

We’ll be out with the masses, talking about pottery, it’s history and future and how it fits into sustainability. (Hint: It’s made of EARTH!) Can’t get more sustainable, ecologically sound or even biodegradable than that!

We’ll see you there!

New Pics from the Studio!

Friday, August 21st, 2009

(Here’s a couple of pics of my fantastic students.) Decisions decisions wood ash glaze effects and colors. She likes this and he likes that, go figure.

Which Glaze Works Best?

Which Glaze Works Best?



Interested in learning how to make pottery? Check out our Classes page and give us a call.

New “Paint Job” Pottery

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Click on the album to view:

The grads!

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Kim's graduating class

This is a Pic of my graduating class!
On the Left- Susan (experienced pottery student) holding her flower pot.
Center- Karen and Right- Pat who took a hand building class are holding there finished work.

You go girls!

New work for sale in the studio

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

candle holderstumblerscandle holdersmore tumblers

For Sale in the Studio

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Here are some of Kim’s hand made flower pots for sale in the studio. Call the studio for details and pricing if you are interested in one or more! (804) 731-6676

Jefferson Pot and Appomattox Inspired Pots

Jefferson Pot and Appomattox Inspired Pots

Appomattox Inspired and Geometric Patterned Pot

Appomattox Inspired and Geometric Patterned Pot

Student Spotlight

Thursday, May 14th, 2009
Karen and Pat making some fun up in the studio

Karen and Pat

Karen and Pat making some fun up in the studio!

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.


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.

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