Linda Ferzoco on mon 23 jan 06
Last week the postman brought me two wonderful things from the Potter's Shop in Newton, Mass:
Bonnie Staffel's Throwing with Slabs and Coils
Oriental Glazes by Michael Bailey.
Bonnie, watching your dvd this morning was transformational. I have taken up clay again late in life, post retirement, and have weak wrists and a bad back. Throwing has eluded me, although I have a special place in my heart for handbuilding.
I have enough confidence after watching your instruction that I am going ahead and ordering a wheel tomorrow. And calling the electrician tomorrow to get the juice for a kiln and get my garage studio going!
Now, if only I can get glazes like those cone 10 oriental glazes at cone 6! This is my year to experiment with that.
So, spending that money at the Potters Shop will cost me a whole lot more soon!
I cant' stop smiling!
where my trident bonsai is leafing out already and I haven't repotted it! Gotta go.
Lee Love on tue 24 jan 06
On 2006/01/24 9:18:57, email@example.com wrote:
get the juice for a kiln and get my garage studio going!
> Now, if only I can get glazes like those cone 10 oriental glazes at cone
> 6! This is my year to experiment with that.
Linda, try wood ash glazes over alberta slip glazes.. I
experimented with this after reading an old article in CM (from the
'80s.) and it works pretty good.
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