Posts tagged with ‘pottery’

  • building a wood-fire kiln

    Our Daughter Builds a Wood-Fire Kiln

    By on March 15, 2017

    Last week was our daughter's spring break from college, but she stayed on campus with some other ceramics students...

  • sgraffito ceramics by Polly Castor

    New Sgraffito Ceramics out of the Kiln

    By on February 16, 2017

    Here are some pottery things I made and carved (sgraffito) before Christmas that are finally now just out of...

  • handmade oblong pottery plates

    Pottery Plates I Made My Husband for Christmas

    By on December 26, 2016

    All three were carved and glazed while still wet with a technique called sgraffito before they were fired.

  • empty bowls project

    Our Daughter’s Empty Bowls Glazed

    By on December 21, 2016

    Many of you wanted to see what her colossal effort looked like glazed, so here they are, before they...

  • Our Daughter's Empty Bowls project

    Our Daughter’s Empty Bowls Project

    By on November 27, 2016

    Our daughter is making 150 bowls for an "Empty Bowls" project; they will be sold to individuals and filled...

  • two new ceramic vases

    Two New Handmade Ceramic Vases

    By on July 21, 2016

    Here are the two most recent vases I have made...

  • handmade ceramic vases

    Two New Handmade Ceramic Vases

    By on June 28, 2016

    Both are carved and highly textural. Both were glazed with very different glazing processes and colors, but interestingly ended...

  • photos Juniata college ceramics

    Our Daughter’s College Ceramics

    By on May 19, 2016

    This represents an amazing amount of work. Kudos to Laura for such a job well done.

  • ceramic teapots

    Our Daughter Made Five Teapots

    By on March 11, 2016

    Our daughter showed us the five teapots she made last week for her Intermediate Ceramics class.

  • Polly Castor pottery

    Recent Pottery

    By on February 19, 2016

    Above is my biggest platter to date done on the wheel. Below are three things...

  • Pottery We Made for My Husband

    By on December 26, 2015

    Both our youngest and I gave my husband (her father) pottery that we made for Christmas.

  • Newly Out of the Kiln

    By on December 18, 2015

    Here are two larger platters in a day lily theme that have just come out of the kiln.