Steve Horn Workshop

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When my husband had to go to Pasadena on a business trip, I decided to tag along. While he’s been working, I have been attending this workshop offered at the Xiem Clay Center. This is a workshop for those who want to learn printmaking onto clay. It is a very simple process, but the hard […]

Etsy Yart Sale

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It has been almost a year since the first unofficial “Yart Sale” on Etsy. Yart sale? What exactly is a “Yart Sale,” you may ask? Visit this blog post in the Etsy blog “The Storque” and read about it and how your Etsy shop can become involved:http://www.etsy.com/storque/how-to/ya-gotta-yart-4049/ The “2nd Annual Yart Sale” will be held […]

Bisque-Fired Beads and some Buttons Too

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I took these out of the kiln this morning. They will all go in plastic baggies until they are glazed. This keeps them from getting dusty which will also help the glaze adhere easier, making for a nicer end result. I have a hard time doing any one type of bead very long. I quickly […]

Bisque-fired Toot Whistles

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I started working on these about 2 weeks ago. I was thinking about heavily textured bodies which could show up a glaze well and contrast it to the smooth (perhaps shiny) mouthpiece. These are simply tooting whistles, no holes … just fun to hold and make noise with. I’ll be working on glazing and firing […]