Slab Built Ceramic Heart Boxes

February’s theme was hearts and clay at PFA Studio.  The Wednesday Elementary Art class made slab built ceramic heart boxes. First we learned about clay and using the slab roller.  We used my Shimpo Slab Roller that I absolutely love! Then everyone rolled out their own slabs. Cut the top and bottoms of the ceramicsContinue reading “Slab Built Ceramic Heart Boxes”

Hygge and My Imperfect Bowls

One of the Oxford Dictionaries lists of 2016 words of the year is hygge. Pronounced “hoo-guh ” it’s a Danish word derived from a sixteenth-century Norwegian term, hugga, which means “to comfort” or “to console.” In Danish it is defined as “a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment orContinue reading “Hygge and My Imperfect Bowls”

Adult Ceramics – Final Touch on the Clocks

It was another very creative week at Picket Fence Art.  In the adult class we added the final touches to the Ceramic Clocks. We have had so much fun with ceramics the past few weeks that we decided to upgrade the kiln.  An early Christmas present arrived for me on Friday! We love working withContinue reading “Adult Ceramics – Final Touch on the Clocks”