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This blog is the daily ramblings of a developing pottery. Mostly influences and own work as well as.. personal life events.

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  • CLAYBODIES!!!!!!! good ones!Claybodies that I have used:Megan's Sexy Clay Body:15 Goldart15 Fireclay15 Ball Clay15 Tile 615 XX Saggar15 Neph Sy15 Silica5 Silica Sand]I LOVE this claybody and its one i experimented with after my undergrad! GREAT FLASHING in the soda fire and won...
  • Yes its been forever but im GRADUATING!!!
    on Dec 8, 2010
    So I have a few projects for myself over the break...1. Update this thing! its about time for me to post all my soda secrets glaze and slip recipes all that good stuff and examples of them! --so excited!!2. Get an etsy account... then all you lovelie...
  • This fall...
    on Jul 20, 2010
    I wanted to also update everyone that i will have some big posts going up in the next three to four weeks... i plan on putting all the information i have about soda firing here on my blog... which means all my kiln logs my results with pictures every...
  • NEW STUFF woot woot!!Lost CharactersCommissioned by my friends!Brothers Birthday Present!Loves me some Christopher Walken!Flasks!!!!More FLasks!!!!!And even more!!!!Funky FlasksVases!And my favorite at the moment! my folded pots they were inspired by my flasks and by an...
  • Rib tool tip that changed my life
    on Jul 10, 2010 in Ceramic Advice
    So I've decided to make Saturdays my best ceramic advice I got or gave someone today!Today I was working with one of my students and they were making work on the wheel and everyone knows that feeling where they get a block sort of like writer's block...
  • Top FIve Favorite Things to do on a Summer Day!
    on Jul 1, 2010
    5. Make pottery outdoors. There is nothing like playing in the mud outdoors its so liberating!4. Tubing! I love living in Mt Pleasant because the river runs all the way through the whole city! No matter where you go theres a place to start and stop t...
  • Art Festival in Downtown Mt Pleasant!!So these next few weeks im going to be super busy! i am going to be making a ton of work for the art festival downtown (which is really right outside my door).I plan on making::Tie Dye ShirtsPaintingsand selling my pottery i need to get rid of :)BUT...
  • alright...so its been a almost a week since i updated about how my life is going. We had a memorial service for my teacher who passed away and it was really sad but at the same time gave everyone closure and it was nice to see everyone this summer even though...
  • Yesterday was a sad day... :(Yesterday I found out that one of our art professors died. He had colon cancer and he had just found out a few months ago. It was all of the sudden and very shocking for a lot of us here at central michigan. He was a teacher that everyone loved. He w...
  • Swiss cheese anyone?
    on Jun 5, 2010
    Just some shinfo...Swiss cheeses holes  are produced by a bacteria that is controlled by the person producing the cheese. They can control the size by chaning the acidity, curing time of the cheese and the temperature... Recently the USDS has se...
  • one more thing....
    on May 31, 2010
    I forgot!!My boyfriend is taking this class on comics and I have been reading this one called black hole...its super interesting! plus I like zombies and monster stuff so this makes me really happy :)...
  • Today is a better day!
    on May 31, 2010
    I may be peeling from tubing sunburns but the burns are gone...I have just recently got the newest ceramics monthly and found some new amazing artists!! Kristen Morgan (who i have not found a website for) makes these sculptures that she does not...
  • My Favorite thingsSo everyone has their down days... im going to show some of my favorite things since today is one!Merideth HostShe does some work that is very subtle and beautiful and i totally respect that and would like to see it come out more with my work. Its al...
  • quote for the day....
    on May 5, 2010 in quotes
    "Above all else, it is about leaving a mark that I existed: I was here. I was hungry. I was defeated. I was happy. I was sad. I was in love. I was afraid. I was hopeful. I had an idea and I had a good purpose and that's why I made works of art. " Fel...
  • Newer Ceramic work-2nd semester in BFAJust thought i would add some more work! All of my work here was Soda Fired in the  last six months...  ive been working really hard! The pots in the previous post have all broken :( very tragic! but ive moved on... i plan on going in a dif...
  • This is actually a woodfired piece...
    on Apr 24, 2010 in Wood Fired Vessels
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  • First Semester BFAThis is my work from my first semester in the BFA at Central Michigan University!Most of this work is soda fired although some of it is soda fired and woodfired!I LOVE CERAMICS!

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