Something brand new for the weekend. Just can't quit those circles. Me and the new mugs will be @saturdaymarket tomorrow but then off for a few weeks.
Goats love watermelon and pottery
More glowing orbs heading to @saturdaymarket tomorrow. Make the market part of your Labor Day weekend.
The amazing @barbaradonovanpottery has done it again! Our Doris and her love for Remmy the ball captured in ceramic glory! In fairness to @barbaradonovanpottery her details were perfect - the original Remmy was blue but he disappeared down the creek. We have accepted that Remmy 2 is orange, even if he doesn't match our new favorite mug.
The amazing @barbaradonovanpottery has done it again! Our Doris and her love for Remmy the ball captured in ceramic glory! In fairness to @barbaradonovanpottery her details were perfect - the original Remmy was blue but he disappeared down the creek. We have accepted Remmy 2 is orange, even if he doesn't match our new favorite mug.
A fresh kiln load will be coming with me to @saturdaymarket tomorrow. For those with a keen eye you'll notice I've revived my classic satin blue glaze after a 5 or 6 break. My inspiration? Found a big bucket of it I'd forgotten all about! The yellow beaker has already found a home @howlandwhistleflowerfarm nabbed it - total Magpie for yellow.
Getting my @saturdaymarket routine back. I'll be there tomorrow and hopefully the following Saturday. Back in my home booth 346 on Oak Street. Sadly goats and dogs aren't allowed so you'll have to be satisfied with me and my pots.
Bonding with the new family members. The sweet twins - Chickpea and Garbanzo have arrived.
Gone to the dark circles again. Seems to coincide with when unqualified buffoons crowbar themselves in to political office. Yes, I'm looking at you Boris Johnson. But end of Western Civilization be damned I'm off to BAM Arts Fair. Find me in booth P05 Friday through Sunday.
Me and the bowls are packed and heading to Salem. Working on my July Art Show hat trick. Will be in booth 54 with the bowls and so much more Friday through Sunday in Bush's Pasture Park, Salem, OR.
Country Fair day two. This year I've been invited to share a booth with Nancy Bright of Bright Creations. We're on Strawberry Lane Booth 943. The weather is just right this year. Brave the crowds, don't be scared.
Live from Olalla - fenced into the darkness of night because @howlandwhistleflowerfarm was getting hit so hard by deer there was a massacre on the cards. Now the intrepid and exhausted potter bravely decorates pottery into the night because three art shows in three weeks - say no more. Accompanied by @marcrileydj ,frogs croaking in the creek and a vegetable curry.
Introducing Mac! This handsome beast is being brought up right by @ellenmegan123 and @danmanders until he's old enough to become pottery studio muse and part time model. Hope all the fame doesn't go to his pretty little head. Mac and 3 of his loveliest herd mates are coming home to us in August. Think there may be a dip in production, too busy cuddling and photographing 📸📸📸
Really pleased to see this video and so timely as I tape, decorate and glaze myself into oblivion in preparation for @oregoncountryfair
Very much appreciated @mudn2art
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Mugshot Monday! An ode to the creative potter @whistlepostpottery we enjoyed meeting @oregoncountryfair 2018! The amazing detail and super functionality of this mug has made it a delight to use this past year. I have to sneak in my use time since I gave it to Mark... Truth be told, today I attended a teacher workshop on Apple’s Clips App and played with it to create this video (sorry, had to check out the bells & whistles). I’m considering giving students options on journaling their progress on their ceramics projects using video or traditional sketchbooks. I might try a WIP video this way myself! .
#giveitatry #mugshotmonday #whistlepostpottery #ceramics #highschoolceramics #highschoolartteacher #creativity #artistsofinstagram #oregoncountryfair
Last day, Edmonds. You've wiped me out! It's been a fantastic few days. This shot is from Friday, a bit less choice today. But I'm here until 5 with a respectable selection. Come and see me.
It must be summer - it's hitting 100 degrees here🌡☉, the kilns are blazing and the show schedule is getting packed. Excited to head to the cooler north this weekend - @edmondsartsfestival in Washington. This was the first out of state show I ever did back in 2012ish. Memories. I'll be in Booth 234 reminiscing and selling pots (hopefully.)
Holy 💩! Is this a moth or a bat?! Had to interrupt decorating pots to marvel at this monster.
Reykjavik has been sweet and mightily impressive for art and nature. The most beautiful ceramic gallery, Gallery Kogga, jumped out at us yesterday. Stunning space, everything just perfectly displayed. And very fine work produced by Kogga, her daughter and her sister. Designs drawn by her late husband. Considering all their clay is imported (some from Stoke on Trent aka the Motherland!) as well as glaze materials, they have got to be passionate to produce any pottery. Not a place for dabblers. Treated ourselves to a salt boat. Would've bought so much more if space and money allowed. Check out their Facebook and website if you want to know more.
Made it to 50! Celebrating with the Highland Cattle and maybe a few drinks later? Maybe? Just a few. #properold #isleofmull #highlandcattle #50isthenew30 #spiritanimal
Hey folks - the pottery operation is shutting down for a few weeks so we can go away and celebrate Dave getting properly old. In preparation Dave won't be @saturdaymarket this weekend but a small selection of @whistlepostpottery vases are going with @howlandwhistleflowerfarm to @umpquavalleyfarmersmarket with all the lovely flowers. Maybe we'll post some rugged pictures from the Isle of Mull or maybe we'll just see the inside of the distilleries? See you in a few weeks.