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Joy pots

Member Since 13 Jun 2012
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In Topic: How Would You Describe Your Current Studio Location. Suburban Garage, Urban B...

27 August 2014 - 10:20 AM

Basement used to be bedroom, wood shelving around the walls, 2 wheels beside the shelves, wedging table & pug mill all with just enough room. Sink is out side the studio across from the furnace, on the long wall is washer/dryer then glazing shelves with glazes in pails along the floor & under the shelves & on rollers just room enough to squeeze by another person while glazing. The kiln is in the garage. Fire to cone 6/7.
I have a window.
Joy

In Topic: Do You Have Any Big Goals For This Fall's Production?

22 August 2014 - 12:32 PM

Hi Denise, working with disabilities is difficult but possible. Work a little at a time. Do some hand building to strengthen those muscles you haven't been using on clay for a time.
My new floor is now in & equipment & stuff put back clean so now back to work. I just got a big order to complete ASAP. I'm planning on getting at least half thrown & trimmed before a fall break.
Joy

In Topic: What Is The Most Unconventional Item You Have Ever Used To Decorate Or Create...

28 July 2014 - 10:56 AM

I make & draw fish on pots & use the end of an inner plastic spool from an adding machine tape for the eyes.

In Topic: Signing Your Work, What Is Your Method?

23 July 2014 - 02:39 PM

I've used several methods throughout the years from signing with an older long tip pen to a stamp. I also had a ring with my coat of arms which I had made into a rubber stamp. I have reverted back to the long nibbled pen.

In Topic: Do You Teach To Throw Off The Hump?

20 July 2014 - 12:35 PM

One problem I've found in teaching students to throw off the hump is a lack of the student compressing the bottoms properly & as a result the bottoms crack in drying &/or firing.