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January 20 2020

Loaded a new glaze kiln. Cyberart 509 demonstrated at the Richland Library today. I demoed drawing. The kids seemed to really enjoy it....

January 16 2002

I got an email form Wenaha gallery today. They want me to be featured artist, as a potter I am sure, next Fall. What an honor. I am...

January 14, 2020

Finished another wine still life today. It is on a 12" x 12" beveled gallery wrap. It is on my IG site. Also made a bunch of handles...

January 13, 2020

Finished kiln firing today. Tested glazes today too. Number 6 glaze really went bad. I really am looking for a white glaze. I started...

I-11-2020

Almost done loading kiln for re-firing. That black sand is still causing grief. I will screen some more old clay tomorrow through the...

January 10 2020

Waiting and waiting for the kiln to reach temp. The painting of David Gilmore is working better than I though yesterday. It feels good....

January 9, 2020

Loaded cone 8 kiln today. It was too late to fire so I will tomorrow. This is a glaze load so I will re-glaze and re-fire to cone 1 for...

January 8 2020

Finished another painting of the local winery today. My frame making isn't satisfying me. I think I might buy frames. I do worry about...

January 3

Tested four new glazes yesterday, 2 of them are being re-fired. The Lincoln clay/borate needs help. The Othello clay/borate/silica...

Happy New Year 1-1-2020

My pottery is a mess. I bought the dark sand and it has really screwed my clay up. I will need to have all pots dried out, slake them...

Happy New Year.

New Years party tonight. We'll come home early and go to bed. I started screening the black sand and found some really large particles...

December 22, 2019

Kiln is done but it is too hot to open. Tomorrow we will see how it worked. The Leach glaze does strange things at cone 8 but over the...

December 21

This has to be fast, I am cooking dinner. Glazed and am re-firing to cone 1 tomorrow. I think the sand I bought at Home Depot is...

December 19

Finished another painting today, I think, but can't post it. My phone is no longer hooked up to Instagram. I wonder why. I posted the...

December 12

My phone is out of battery so I can't send any more photos today so I will do so tomorrow. We set up the pop-up exhibit at the Roxy...

December 10

My new glaze is disappointing. It is transparent but I will add opacifier tomorrow and re-fire the pots to cone 1. The painting I am...

December 10

I haven't posted in a while. It is amazing how time flies when you are in a lot art exhibits. We had a show at a winery over the week...

November 30

Took 16 paintings to Moses Lake today and fired test kiln and main kiln. Also finished one pumpkin still life and started another. The...

Happy Thanksgiving

Fired re-fire to cone 1 today while at daughters house for Thanksgiving. Also, maybe, finished complicated painting of wine glasses and...

November 27 2019

The cataract surgery that didn't go well was fixed yesterday. I went in to the optometrist to see if I could pay for a physical eye exam...