Wine Tasting Cups
Wine Tasting Cups

Porcelain hand built, high fire clear glaze

These wine tasting cups were commissioned by Hammersky Winery in Paso Robles, CA.  Their research suggests that wine tastes better in porcelain than glass.  The clear glaze and the very white clay body lets you see the color of the wine as well as the "legs."

Napkin Rings
Napkin Rings

Porcelain extruded and carved, cone 6 clear glaze

 

Punk Vase
Punk Vase

Porcelain, hand built, black oxides, tape resist, cone 6 clear glaze

Framing Vase
Framing Vase

Porcelain, hand built, cone 6 clear glaze

This vase is designed for flower arrangements with a strong frontal directionality.  Useful on tables or ledges where the back of the flower arrangement cannot be seen. 

Tea Set
Tea Set

Porcelain, peacock feather, wall mounted shelf.

With the addition of handles, spouts and lids a group of extruded porcelain cylinders become a tea set for two.

Honey Locust Leaf Tumbler
Honey Locust Leaf Tumbler

Porcelain, hand built, cone 10 celadon glaze, gold luster

Ball Cup
Ball Cup

Thrown porcelain cup with clear satin glaze.

Silkscreen printed water slide decal.

Salt Cellars
Salt Cellars

Earthenware, wheel thrown, low fire clear glaze

Bowl Sets
Bowl Sets

Earthenware, hand built, carved, low fire white and clear glazes

A wide, shallow bowl for pasta, stew and curry. 

A deeper, narrower bowl for soups, grains and cereals. 

A larger bowl for salads and serving. 

Basket Vase
Basket Vase

Slab built stoneware with cone 10 glaze.

Origin Vase
Origin Vase

Stoneware, hand-built, cone 10 shino glaze

Everyone has an origin story, I have an origin vessel that marks the beginning of my work with clay. This piece inspired a project: 30 Cylinders in 30 Days.  Each vessel was formed using the same slab construction method and observes the same height (13") and interior width (3.5") restrictions. Each piece has a different glaze or a unique attachment that changes its overall function.  A foot makes a cylinder into a vase. A lid makes a vase into a jar.  A spout makes a jar into a pitcher.  A handle makes a pitcher into a teapot, and so forth...

 

Vase
Vase

Stoneware, cone 10 chun glaze

This vase is from the 30 in 30 Series.

Black Teardrop Jar
Black Teardrop Jar

Stoneware, cone 10 black scrap glaze

This jar is from the 30 in 30 Series.

Porcelain Letter Tiles
Porcelain Letter Tiles

Hand rolled and pressed porcelain letter and number tiles. 

I use them to play scrabble or bananagrams. I use them to make magnets and jewelry too.