Metallic Emoticon Mural
January 03, 2018

Metallic Emoticon Mural

One of my favorite ways to start my ceramics course is with a collaborative project that introduces and reviews clay construction techniques. I have both beginning and advanced ceramics students in the same period, so I love finding new ideas. I was excited when I saw inspiring artworks at Portland, Oregon’s Saturday Market. Sculptor Andrew […]

Stained Glass in Clay
January 08, 2016

Stained Glass in Clay

I have always liked stained-glass windows, including those in turn-of-the-century craftsman-style houses and Gothic and Renaissance churches. After seeing some bowls with melted glass on Pinterest, I was excited to experiment to see if I could create the stained-glass effect in clay. After testing it out with good results, I knew my students would love the […]