"The chief source of art is man's pleasure in his daily work, which expresses itself and is embodied in that art itself." William Morris (1834-1896)
Sunday, August 15, 2010
Sunday at the Saugerties Artists Tour
Today started out slowly and then it rained. So all in all we had about half the number of visitors as we did yesterday. They didn't really get to enjoy the outdoor setting but we tried to make it up to them by demonstrating and answering questions indoors. Here's how our studio looked dressed up:
Clockwise from the entrance
Thank you every one for a successful open studio tour!
Welcome! Steve and I wanted to show you our current work in a more spontaneous way. For those of you who have been collecting our work, this will add some depth to our connection. For those of you just finding us, we hope this will inspire you. Please feel free to post comments or contact us directly at 845.246.6952
We have been studio potters since 1973 and started working in the Arts and Crafts Style in 1997.
Inspired by the original Arts and Crafts Movement 1890-1910, we make both Classic Arts and Crafts pottery and a wide variety of our own designs. Each pot is thrown on the potter's wheel by Steve out of stoneware clay and then sculpted individually by either Steve or Cherie. After drying, they are fired to a bisque temperature before glazing and then fired to over 2200 degrees Fahrenheit. All vases are water tight and can be used for fresh flowers. They are NOT food safe.
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Steve's handbuilt vase 1974
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