Friday, August 20, 2010
Monday, August 16, 2010
We are finishing up our functional pots and getting them ready for a round of glazing with our Moka color combinations. The Mint Museum's "Potters Market" is around the corner and we are wanting to have some of our crystalline vases ready as well. We have been steadily working in the studio.....more throwing and trimming than fixing up the studio right now.
We did buy some new wire shelves on wheels to place against the windows. They are really tall so we split them in half and have shorter ones to wheel around and fixed ones below the windows. We had originally planned to have our pottery wheels right up against the wall, but then we realized that it would be harder to open the windows, and there is the issue of reaching over a table full of wet pots.
I like throwing these smaller pitchers. They are a great size to bring OJ or water to the table when there is company.
Sunday, August 8, 2010
Bruce is working on his flying saucer shaped covered jars. He mixed up his porcelain body from his shino years. I think we see shino in our future? Very exciting.
Yes, we have been working in the studio this past month. We have been enjoying showing you images of what is outside our studio. We think it is time to show you what we have been up too inside the walls at Bulldog.
We are getting ready for the Mint Museum's Potter's Market and also fixing up our new studio ..... one little step at a time. We think about how to organize while we are making pots. We are figuring out what kind of shelves and tables we would like and their arrangements.
Thursday, August 5, 2010
We have been eating tomatoes everyday for a couple of weeks. We have had some worm issues this year, but there are plenty tomatoes to go around. This particular worm decided to leaves us a thank you for planting all of the delicious tomatoes for them and their friends.
We could not help ourselves, so Mista Tomato engages in a photo shoot.
Mista Tomato on top of Max's soccer ball. The soccer ball lasted all of about 2 minutes. It was Max's first and last soccer ball.
He loved the chartreuse zinnia. "Anything green", he says.
Mista Tomato and the Marguerite Potato Vine.
TT saw us walking around the property from her perch on top of the old chicken house. She wanted a picture with Mista Happy tomato.
Maxwell was not going to let TT gt away with being on the blog with out him. That is the way dogs are when it comes to cats.
Maxwell convinced me that it was my turn too.
Mista Happy Tomato in the tree. He sures does get around.
We found him hiding amongst Bruce's "found" buried goodies. It looks like the picnic table has seen better days. Maybe it is time to replace it?
Mista Happy Tomato is back home. The plums & onions not from our garden :) :)
Mista Tomato was not harmed during any of his modeling career here at Bulldog Pottery, but he did age out of modeling fairly rapidly, and has gone into retirement at Casa Composta. We are sure he will be very influential to many future veggie models that may have a seasonal career here at Bulldog Pottery.