Archive for the 'pottery' Category

Panic in seven flavors.

Friday, July 21st, 2006

I know it’s too late. I’ve been putting it off and putting it off… and now, with only seven days to go before my biggest fair yet, I’ve finally come to grips with the fact that I need to get my butt in gear and search for a way to accept credit cards. I couldn’t […]

Getting there.

Saturday, July 15th, 2006

I stayed at the studio until about one in the morning several days last week; Josh was on travel, so I used the time to get stuff done for my July 29th Great Grapes! fair in Annapolis. I made 12 creamer/sugar sets, ten lotion bottle/tumbler sets, four casseroles, a couple platters, four vases, more oil […]

Butterflies.

Friday, June 30th, 2006

My biggest fair yet to date is coming up, and instead of being excited, I’m plain old petrified. Will I have enough stuff? Should I buy another table? Will other potter’s stuff look better than mine? Is my display too ghetto? Should I buy a name-banner for my tent? If I offer five lines of […]

Business as usual.

Friday, November 4th, 2005

I’m well on my way to becoming a fully legal potter now – I’ve got about5 out of 6 licensing forms finished, and only the easiest one left tofinish. It’s been an awful lot of “hurry up and wait”, as I rush to getforms sent off and then wait weeks for the departments to approve […]

Finally…

Saturday, October 8th, 2005

I have done it. I talked to the chair of my graduate department and toldher how much I was suffering with the graduate program. She was simplywonderful to talk to and very supportive; I had been really worriedabout the response to my decision, seeing as I was the recipient of aprestigious 2-year fellowship, I shouldn’t […]

Knobby bits

Monday, December 13th, 2004

I’m really excited, because I’ve just started this month working with glass in my pottery. Because my madd skillz have improved a tremendous amount (maybe because I didn’t practice last year? Wait, that can’t be right) and I feel more comfortable with my ability to produce basic shapes, I’m experimenting with more detail in my […]