Saturday, June 25, 2011

Family Plates

Swimming in Wolf Creek

Klinker Pup

Grandpa's Pickup

Playing Dress-up

These are some of the plates I made this week. Now they need to be fired and glazed.
Summer on Grandma's farm in Texas was the best!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Sombrero Sisters

Sombreros Plate

This is the finished plate.

Brother and Sister Plate

Brother and Sister plate

This plate features my Grandmother Thelma, her brother and sister, mother and Grandmother.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

The Raven

The Raven tile

This is a stoneware tile I just listed in my Etsy shop.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Cups and Vases

Crow cups

Crow cups

These are some new crow cups that came out of the kiln today.

Grandma's House - Jane

Grandma's House - Janis

Grandma's Garden

Grandma's House is a vase that has a portrait of me on one side and my sister Jane on the other.
Grandma's Garden has a portrait of me and my brother with a basket of vegetables from the garden. These are still in progress. We loved spending the summers on our Grandparent's farm.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Crow Plate

Five crows

Another crow plate - another murder!

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Crow Cups

Little crow cups

Crow cups

I hand-built these cups from porcelain. They have black crows with red interiors.

Sunday, June 12, 2011


Sombreros on sisters

This is a platter with a drawing of my Grandmother and Great-aunt when they were teenage girls. It's white stoneware with black underglaze.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011



This is Sir Walter Raleigh's ship on a plate of white stoneware.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Crow Plate

Crow plate

I've started a series of crow plates. They are about 18 inches wide and made of white stoneware with black underglaze. They are finished with a glossy clear glaze.

Murder of Crows

This is a plate in progress.

Monday, June 6, 2011


I've started a series of cups with a circus sideshow theme. The designs are based on vintage freak-show banners. These are white stoneware with black underglaze ready to be bisque fired.

Sideshow cups

Snake charmer

Tattooed lady

Three legged chicken and Alligator girl

I also did the bearded lady and the fat lady. I'll post more when they are glazed.

Sunday, June 5, 2011


Starling tile

Chickadee tile

Batgirl tile

I've started working with clay again and it feels great!