Friday, September 13, 2013

loosen up


When i am making mugs to carve, I throw them pretty tight and straight. It makes the surface easier to work on. It's lots more fun to throw a loose mug body. I can just let go and enjoy the process, always keeping in mind that there is a fine line between loose and sloppy. These swirly mugs will be finished with a shino and ash glaze combination.

One week from today Jeff and I will be at Festival in the Park in Charlotte, NC. The info is in the side bar on the right. Crossing our fingers for great weather.

6 comments:

  1. Even unglazed they look playful and happy. You should have no trouble finding them homes.

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  2. These look like they are ready to dance off the shelves!

    Toes crossed for an excellent week end!

    A certain mug was at the post office when we picked up the mail today. I'm so happy to have some ginkos on a mug. They are making a nice family with Jeff's mugs. And the kitty ornament!.....almost as chubby as KikiLaSois! Thank you for the quick turn around and all. I love using mugs made by potters I know.

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  3. Lori Buff is right, the mugs all look "happy"! Isn't that a wonderful thing! I find that throwing loose is difficult for me, so I admire your skills.

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