Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Second weekend of the Kiln Opening

The first weekend was great, thanks to all of you that came out! I'll be doing it again this weekend Saturday April 28th 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday April 29th 11am - 4pm. I have a great selection of pots for the upcoming weekend. Here is a sneak peek of some of the pots I will have out for the second weekend of the Kiln Opening.
Rectangular slab built tray salt glazed, hand painted slips and glazes with willow oak pattern
Turtles in the garden and
Rectangular slab built tray salt glazed, hand painted slips and glazes vine pattern
Bowls with slip trailed colored porcelain under translucent copper and cobalt glazes
Cups with turtles, Great Blue Heron and willow oak pattern
Vase with Windswept cloud pattern under translucent copper glaze
Weeping Cherry Tree Bowl
Apothecary Jars in Frog Skin and Oribe Glaze
Salt glazed Beaver Bowl
Judson and I after a long great weekend he was the little tour guide all weekend and a great one too!
Dragonfly tray
My Mom and Step father Dan came down for the weekend to lend a big helping hand! It was great to have them here, thanks so much you guys!
Platter with Midnight Blue Ash Glazes and Spanish Iron red Glaze
Rectangular slab built tray salt glazed, hand painted slips and glazes of a horse eye pattern. Inspired by the Japanese horse eye bowls of the Edo period.
Dragonfly Platter and Triangle Platter

Friday, April 20, 2012

Loading the kiln, Opening this Saturday!!

Here are some images of the kiln being loaded these are some of the pots I'll have out for the weekend. See you all soon come on out Saturday and Sunday for the KIln Opening!! -Blaine
Beaver bowl decorated going in the kiln,! I was asked by a great customer to make a platter like the ones I do with turtles around the rim but with beavers on it. I liked the image I came up with so much I made several of these smaller ones for the opening.
This is the bottom stack of the kin with apothecary jars all glazed in Oribe and Frog Skin glazes. I love this classic form I never tire of making them, they are a joyful ever so happy full bellied form!
This the top of the stack some small bows stacked rim to rim, they all have porcelain slip trailing inside with patterns and animal imagery under translucent glazes.