Thursday, March 24, 2011

Japanese Pottery Centers affected by the Earthquake/Tsunami/Nuclear disasters.

» Global Ceramics Community Comes Together for Japan
There are links on this site for organizations that are geared to help Japanese artisans/crafts people affected by the triple disasters that befell that country. This really put a face on the tragedy for me. God speed...
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Chawan & Shino experimentation

This is a hand-built Chawan I started tonight. It's been a rough few days of throwing on the wheel...just haven't been able to assimilate my recent lesson with Chea into my I decided I needed a pick me up and a break. Hence the hand-building...I've also been hard on the case of tracking down, mixing and experimenting with various "traditional" shino far I have a 100% failure rate for getting what I'm shooting for but it is fun having to be a detective.
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Monday, March 21, 2011

37 second bowl by ceramic artist: Chea Peng

This is my teacher Chea Peng giving me a! This is my goal! Gotta keep practicing!
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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Mizuashi #2 and recently bisque fired work...

Here are a few pics of some recent work...a Mizuashi is a fresh water container for the tea ceremony. Included are also a few thrown and hand-built chawan (tea bowls) and a few vases.
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Saturday, March 5, 2011

The first batch...finally!

Here is the first batch of glazed pieces...plenty more to come.
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Friday, March 4, 2011

Eye for an eye...tooth for a tooth...

This is my first new gallery piece in quite a long while...many more to come.
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