"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)

Monday, February 27, 2012

Back from Baltimore

Our 10' x 10' display this year at the ACC Baltimore show

Here are a few pics of the convention center filled with fellow fine craftspeople.

Steve at work!

The highlight of the show was that our neighbors received the coveted ACC Award of Excellence!!

George Worthington & Denise Nielsen from Saugerties, NY www.oilswoodstone.com

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

and we are off...



White Tree Peony

Rose Tree Peony
Not quite sure we like the semi gloss/ matt glaze combination.... It'll be interesting to get some feedback from our customers this weekend.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Seven Kilns afiring for BALTIMORE!

It's been a Hard Day's Night firing seven kiln loads of pots one after the other. The final one is firing now.... I'll update this post tomorrow with its photo. There it is... on the bottom.

The verdict is in...

7"H x 11"W

9.25"H x 6.25"W

13"H x 7"W

11.75"H x 4.5"W

15"H x 6"W

20"H x 7-10"W

21"H x 10.5"W
Handsome and interesting pots!

Friday, February 10, 2012

Results of 2012 Winter Recess

 A closeup of some of Steve's new work:

Of course, none of the pieces shown in the last couple of entries have been fired yet... ...  more later....

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Tree Peony

 Cherie's last special pot before focusing on production with ACC Baltimore only 2 weeks away.