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May 21

I guess things change when you get older. I am depressed by my pottery. Something happened to my PVC glaze. It doesn't work. This is...

May 5 2020

Yesterday we helped our son and daughter in law move her sister down from Spokane to Richland. Lots of work. Today I did another 6"x6"...

4-27-2020

Fired some cone 8 test chips and tomorrow I will test some glazes. I will need to make some more dirt glaze for the matching soup bowls....

4-22-2020

Got some marvelous glazes. One is a white woodash and the regular dirt glaze is working well. The kids came over today and glazed...

4-8-2020

I finally gave up and mixed some PVC glaze today. The tests were OK but not the best. I also adjusted the white? glaze in the big...

4-4-2020

What a hoot. I am removing sod from around out new storage shed and now I have a new source of earth material for glazes. It is really...

3-30-2020

Finished 2 paintings from our trip to Louisiana over the winter. I have hit a wall in glazes. I think I should make some regular PVC...

3-23-2020

Hello. Glazed a bunch of cone 5 pots today and have the kiln partially loaded with cone 1 re-fire. The new storage shed will give me...

March 21 2020

I have been busy for a while. The carona virus has us staying home with me going to the store alone. We got a 10 ft X 16 ft storage...

March 4 2020

Today went good except I put the wrong cone in the bisque kiln. They went to cone 5 instead of 05-bummer. The clay looks good I will...

March 3 2020

It's been a while. Some strange and disturbing things have happened. I will try not to speak up even if I think it is to the benefit of...

2-23-2020

Boy what a Time. Thursday I drove 80 miles one way to retrieve my musician paintings from and ending feature show. Friday I took those...

2-18-2020

Well, I am waiting to receive some cone 1 from Seattle Pottery Supply. I need to take pots to Moses Lake on Thursday and am in need of...

February 9, 2020

Interesting times are here. I had a first ever experience. I am thinking that my latest painting of Louis Armstrong might be done and...

February 7 2020

Just got back form New Orleans. Saw some really good art but missed Degas' house. Am firing to cone 8 and mixed a bunch of cone 5 clay...

January 27, 2020

Tested so glazes today. Adding more iron to the dirt glaze didn't do much. I still don't have a white cone 8 glaze except white wood...

January 24, 2020

Unloaded the kiln today. Results OK. Will re-fire 2 of them but that is OK. I need to test 75% dirt, 25% borate. I am short of 20/80...

January 23, 2020

Not much happened today. I threw some pots while the kiln was firing. I will open the kiln tomorrow. Did do a nasty painting that will...

January 22, 2020

Loaded the cone 1 kiln today. Dropped one mug while cleaning it but there is a plethora of others on the shelf so there is that. Will...

January 21, 2020

Fired cone 8 today. Will fire to cone 1 tomorrow. Made some bowls today and picked up 6- 6X6 panels for Spectra Gallery for a fund...