Mother's Day Weekend Open House
Weekend Nerikomi Workshop
Nerikomi nerikomi workshop pottery class
Sunday in the Park with Pots
pots potter gathering pottery critique
originally published12/06/2016 I've been working with Nerikomi for the past 5 years, adding this disciplined design process to my work. Hopefully, sharing the methods I learned through the years will interest others in this process. I've been very inspired by Curtis Benzle, Vince Patelka, and Dorothy Fieblemann. There is much information about their process on the internet. Their generosity in sharing their process on the internet has fueled a strong interest in adding color and design to my typically "quiet" pots. My personal exploration working in colored clay began, though, years ago at the Clay Studio in Philadelphia, admiring the...
Mugs- Ya gotta love 'em
I've been making a squared handmade mug as pictured above for over 20 years. the flat surface on the mug front provides great decorative opportunities.It seems that I never tire of the form, both to decorate, and to use in my home. Here are two that are currently in my shop: I recently read a New York Times article about the popularity of Handmade Mugs as objects of self-identity, and about the excitement generated by the mug "lines" of a few New York potters. I was happy to see that Handmade Mugs made it to the Style Section of...