"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)

Friday, February 18, 2011

Four kilns with Detail

We have fired four kilns sequentially now and are firing the last load tonight as I speak.
There have been some lovely surprises and a few disappointments for sure.
We'll let you be the judge here.
1st Firing

2nd Firing

Third Firing

Fourth Firing

Elm Trees in Yellow

New Geometric


Larger Cattail Motif in Light Green
Descending Leaves
Maple Seed/Tree Design


  1. Amazing! I think you need to check your white balance on your camera for those last few photos. I really like Descending Leaves. I look forward to a spring visit to your studio. I'm feeling a bit intimidated as I look at all your kiln loads of pots, and I am just beginning my 3rd carved pot for 2011..... and I'm pushing it!
    Bravo for your firings. What a treat for Baltimore.

  2. Yeah... I was working on adjusting the colors while you wrote... premature posting. The photos looked fine on my computer but online they were off. Please don't compare our production to yours. We make our living with our work.. entirely. I would love to be able to work that long on one piece. Your work shows it. It's beautiful, JoAnn.