New leopard and owl Murrini

December 29th, 2012 by admin

Lampwork Murrini Pendants

December 15th, 2012 by admin

Just finished playing with a few murrini that i finished last week.  I am trying some new ways to use murrini in focal pendants.  Thes are marble style.

New crystal pots Just out of the kiln

September 4th, 2011 by admin

OGDEN ARTS FESTIVAL

June 10th, 2011 by admin

This Saturday June 11,   we will be at the Ogden Arts Festival


Here is a few samples of new work that will be on sale.

Avenues Street Fair Tomorrow

September 11th, 2010 by admin

More crystalline mugs for the fair tomorrow.  Crystalline glazed pots are usually incredibly smooth and perfect.  These mugs are far from elegant.  They have some awesome fossil texture.  Wabi Sabi to the max.  Crystals grow around the stamped forms and puddle in the cracks and valleys.  I have so many ideas now and so little time to work not that school has started again.  I will have to burn the midnight oil to get the art made.

These mugs are simply made  textured porcelain slabs folded into cylinders very fun and quick.  I think they turned out great.  Hope top see some of you tomorrow.

Avenues Street Fair

August 31st, 2010 by admin

The 2010 AVENUES STREET FAIR

Saturday, September 11th

7th Avenue between “I” and “N” streets
(adjacent to Lindsey Gardens)

in The Avenues of Salt Lake City

9:00 am to 6:00 pm.


Hi all we will be up in the avenues selling pots at the Avenues Street Fair.  I have several new pots  that will be on sale.  My last firing was spectacular.  Several of the larger pots turned out awesome.  I tried a variety of crystal colors on larger shapes.  If you are in the neighborhood stop by and check it out.


Bottle colored with neodymium and iron

Bottle colored with nickle oxide and iron

Bottle colored with manganese and iron

Summerfest

August 2nd, 2010 by admin

We will be selling pots this weekend at the Bountiful Summerfest arts festival

August 5th, 6th, & 7th, 2010
Bountiful City Park
200 W 400 N
Bountiful, UT 84010

I hope to see a good turn out.

Here is an example of some of the new pottery That I have been working on this summer.

New experiment with reduction

July 7th, 2010 by admin

You can’t make an omlet without breaking a few eggs

These pots over grew crystals like crazy.  I either need to reduce the amount of zinc or up the firing temp.

First Firing of The Summer

June 28th, 2010 by admin

Just finished a firing with some new techniques and glazes.  Mixed some  sculpture and under glaze painting with the crystalline glazed porcelain.  The nesting gourd shapes turned out awesome.

New pots from the small kiln

May 9th, 2010 by admin

I tried a new crystal glaze formula.  It a cone 6-9 by  Fara Shimbo called bory 1.

I reduced the zinc oxide in t the glaze from 27 down to 25%.  While firing I unexpectedly fell asleep during a 5 hour soak at 2000.  The kiln continued a slow rise in temperature till it reached 2140.  The crystals came out long and spiky.  I like this new look.  I’m going to try it again with a new glaze soon.

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