Metalwork in Clay

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 I had so much fun today at Lolly’s house!  She invited me over to have more fun with metal and settled me in at this wonderful desk her hubby made for us (seriously, he made it for us — he’s awesome!), one side for her and one side for me. It is my studio away […]

Something Fun to Show You – Micaceous Clay

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I had to use Google to see how to spell ‘micaceous’.  I often wonder what the Google spy/advertising staff thinks of me and my weird inquiries because I often use Google to double check my spelling. My ceramics instructor this semester brought some micaceous clay to class that she had bought in Albuquerque, NM  earlier […]

Whistle Giveaway!

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 I mentioned this a few weeks ago and now have a whistle that I absolutely love and so I want someone who also absolutely loves it to have a chance to win it. As you can see, it is quite small.  1 1/2″ from tip to tip. It has a high pitch because it is […]

New From the Kiln

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I took these out of the kiln this morning and even have them listed already (http://nkpbeads.etsy.com).  Look in the Sprig section if you’re reading this a few days after I publish this post. Yesterday I glazed about 10 whistles and handpainted some stamped beads so that the stamped part was a different color than the […]

New Whistles and Studio Progress

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 These all came out of the kiln this morning.  I posted each individual’s photo on flickr  (click here) .  Some have two holes, some have one hole, but most are single tone whistles. I still have about 20 more to glaze and fire.  My next batch will be a bit bigger I think. I don’t […]

Dashing Along

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I’m just dashing up a quick blog post to let everyone know what I’ve been doing.  I’ve been trying to organize my studio.  If I wasn’t so vain, I would post my before pictures.  Just trust me. It’s awful in there. Here is what the shelving looked like when I first built them a few […]