Tuition Sale

I didn’t know how else to word it.  I am going to Pre-Grad School at BYU, at least that is the best way to explain it.  I am attending a ceramics class at BYU this year to prepare my portfolio for submission to their MFA program this Spring.  I need to pay tuition for the […]

Story Telling

It seems appropriate to me that they would have pottery lessons at the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival.  Clay is like a book, it has a memory and records the movements of my hands as I work it.  Before paper man used clay to record their records.  I am excited to be teaching pottery over the next […]

Behind the Wheel

It’s time for me to get behind the wheel again.  I have been separated from my dear friend for so long.  Too many lame excuses to not be out in the sweltering heat of the studio, there is other work to be done, one reason after another to not be out working.  I am losing […]

Humble Beginnings

This past Spring I took the chance to catch a ride out to Rough and Ready, California where I grew up.  I was able to visit family and stay with my Mother and Father.  While I was there I saw some of my early pottery proudly on display.  The sight of it made me cringe.  […]

New Elements

Replacing the elements in my Skutt Kiln was not as arduous a task as I thought it would be.  The kiln is actually pretty easy to maintainance once I got into the task of replacing them.  I bought the kiln used almost a year ago, despite the obvious wear I could not pass up the […]

Old current work

I have a few pieces of green ware patiently waiting for me to get my kiln finished so I can start firing them and treating their surfaces with vitreous engobes.  I had an assignment from one of my teachers this past spring to work in a series and he wanted me to work in clay […]