Tag Archives: myArt

Threw a little bowl

I threw this little bowl last night. This was after a couple hours practicing doing what am calling “Throw it till you blow it” on a few lumps of clay. I made the phrase up after I watched an instruction … Continue reading

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1st Time trimming a pot

So I made my 1st attempt a trimming a pot the other night on the little plate I threw. I was doing pretty well with it until I cut through we’re the foot meets the rim. Luckily it was not … Continue reading

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Little bit o wheel practice

Little practice on the wheel last night. Has been a couple of weeks since last. I was able to get back what I had gained, but this is a couple of hours work as I am slow at it. These … Continue reading

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Firing the kiln tonight

After spending a few hours Thur night and a little today I loaded up the kiln and started slow warm up, firing up the four zones one at a time every 30 mins until they were all powered 2 hours … Continue reading

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My latest piece on the wheel

The latest work I have attempted on the wheel. It’s been about a week since. One of the struggles I have, that comes with anxiety and depression. I have periods I can’t find the energy/drive to do anything. Last night … Continue reading

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Poop pot fails

Last night I decided to try something bigger with my yard clay (poop clay). So I increased the amount of clay from 1 to 1.5lbs. And started throwing it, shooting for 5-6″ in hight. Did not get there. Managed 4.5″ … Continue reading

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More poop pots, bud vases

Threw more little poop pots today with my yard clay. The bud vases are about 3.5 inches tall. Would have been four, the I threw the 1st to then on wall and it collapsed. One of the pots below was … Continue reading

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Poop Pots

One poop pot. 3.5” tall bud vase, thrown on the wheel from my yard clay, which my little daughter Mari has dubbed poop clay, and pots made from it poop pots😂. I was having issues with this clay hand building, … Continue reading

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Success! Practice makes perfect

So I had a 1st success today throwing on the wheel. I sat down at the wheel with three lumps of clay a pound a piece. I threw a 3.5″ tall cylinder. A small handleless mug. The base inside is … Continue reading

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More pottery wheel practice

Another little session on my kick wheel tonight. Decided to keep this pot before I blew it up

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