In honour of the return of ‘Game of Thrones’ this vase is named ‘Mother of Dragons’ after Daenrys Targaryen. Motherhood is always challenging, but imagine trying to raise three willful dragons. The daycare costs alone must cost a fortune and imagine trying to hire a nanny, though Arya may be a suitable candidate, and possible future sister-in-law.
‘Name that Vase – Reader’s Choice Edition’ is a friendly writing competition where we ask any of you talented writers, poets or dreamers out there who may be interested to …
Want to know what the most important component of pottery is? The ability to wait. You are always waiting in pottery. Waiting for …
Name that Vase! Here is where you can suggest a name, create a story, poem or prose for this raku pottery vase.
I have been exploring some new raku pottery glazing techniques lately. Or at least new to me. This particular piece has a very ‘Easter’ feel to it. I like how the blues and pinks have blended and all of the different textures on the piece, but this is not the end of my experimentation.
Watch The Alchemist throw a round vase with a flared top on the pottery wheel and see the finished raku fired vase!
As 2018 draws to a close, I am in the midst of my annual review of the year, and it was a good one, but a CHALLENGING one. Here is a list of what I consider to be my top five creative accomplishments.
A few people have asked me about the raku process that is used to fire my pottery and vases. I have decided to show you and write about how I create raku pottery.
What is a Rakutie? Canadian pottery studio comes up with a new name for small scale raku vases – Rakutie!