Serving Dishes

I’ve been working on pieces that can be used for serving

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Dip Plate, dark blue.

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Large serving platter, dark blue.

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Dip plate, green.

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Square plate, green, small matching bowls.

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Christmas is Just Around the Corner

We’re half way through September and I’ve been working on getting new stock made for the Christmas season.

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12″ rectangle white plate

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Votive Candle holders, blue

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7 1/2″ plate

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Small trinket dishes

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11″ Rectangle Bike Plate

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Light blue & white yunomi and mug

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11″ Dip plate

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8 1/2″ x 3 1/4″ bowl

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Side view of 8 1/2″ x 3 1/4″ bowl

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10″x 2 1/2″ Bowl

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Side view of 10″x 2 1/2″ Bowl

What do I use it for???

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Small bowls

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Small bowls

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Small bowls – great for a small amount of dip, salsa, peanut sauce, and much more.

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Small bowls and pots – great for nuts, chives, sour cream, cilantro… and more….

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A variety of candle holders.

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Candle holders, use a citrinella candle for on your patio or deck…

I have been a potter for over 40 years. Over the years I have made a large variety of pieces and love making large pieces and small pieces. I have a large variety of pots out in stores and galleries in the Kootenays (Yes Please, Unwind More Than a Yarn Store & Kootnay Gallery; all in Castlegar, Gallery 2 in Grand Forks, and Artisan in Trail). I also have  many pieces in my home studio. In the next few days I hope to share some of the pieces I have in my home studio.

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Mead, wine, port, sherry, liquer goblets. Largest 3 1/2″x 3″.

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Mead, wine, port, sherry, liquer goblets. Or, dessert cups.

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Wine, mead, port, sherry, juice and more…..

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Largest cup: 3″x3″.

I’m Looking Back

I love being a potter and last night I was going back through the hundreds of photos I have taken of my work. I started to look at some of the pots I made around 10 years ago when I first moved back to Trail and I thought I’d share a few with you.

The kiln is half loaded with a bisque firing so it’ll be a couple of weeks before I have new pieces to show.  I’m working towards our Annual Pottery Show at VISAC Gallery and towards our annual “Shop Local” event at Cornerstone.

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A glaze combination that worked well together, but doesn’t work anymore.

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Another glaze combination I like that I haven’t used for a long time.

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Love the tea set.

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Making a rectangle pot is always a challenge.

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I love the shape of this pot and the way the glaze looks.

 

Christmas Ornaments

I have been working on Christmas Tree Ornaments. Yesterday I got them all out and sorted them and started adding ‘string’ to the ones which still needed string. I will have some of these ornaments at the ‘1st Annual Pottery Sale’ next week.

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All of the ornaments spread out so I can see which ones work.

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Snowflakes.

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Bike ornaments.

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Bear Ornaments

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Shapes with bike impressions.

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Tree ornaments.

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More tree ornaments.