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Tag: pottery wheel

T.G.I. Friday’s Summer of Fridays Tour: Artists and Crafters Feature

I am so excited to share a recent feature of mine in T.G.I. Friday’s new campaign, local and handmade. In an effort to rebrand their company, T.G.I. Friday’s has been busy meeting artists, crafters, musicians, and all people artsy across the US. To keep with the theme they recruited photographers from Instagram to document these…

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Handmade Ceramics: Antique Inspired Stamped Mugs

With my new artistic endeavor at¬†Crafted Westside, for the first time I have had the opportunity to really experiment with ceramics and find my aesthetic niche. I recently began adding stamped words and letters to my ceramics, with my “joe” mugs and teapots, and this technique has crossed over to incorporating stamps of objects into…

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Handmade Ceramics: Alphabet Mugs, Nursery Rhyme Teapots, and Flower Bowls

These last few weeks have been a blur of late afternoons, clay, pottery wheels, handmade ceramic pieces, glaze, encaustic wax, and glass. My recent decision to join the newest addition to the Atlanta retail scene, Crafted Westside, meant I needed to produce pottery. My long afternoons began, my second job as working artist started as…

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Ceramics: Alice and Wonderland Tea Set

  My niece Riley is about to have her first birthday, it seems like yesterday she was born and I can’t believe this day is already here. Her birthday theme is “onederland” and my sister-in-law asked if she could borrow a few of my teapots for decoration. I thought I would do one better and…

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Artwork: Ceramic Bowls

Every year my students and I host a fundraiser called Empty Bowls. It’s an amazing even that raises money and awareness about hunger. Empty Bowls started as a grassroots movement, and has grown into nationwide fundraiser since. Every year I am touched by the amount of time and effort my students put into this to…

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Artwork: Handmade Teapot and Teacups

In addition to my mixed media paintings and visual journal, I love using clay. I fell in love with it in high school, and had amazing professors in college who only pushed my love for it further. While in high school I tried for a month to use the pottery wheel… and failed miserably. At…

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