Empty Bowls – Please save the date! Here is a link to the flyer for this great event. Once again I will be donating bowls for this wonderful cause. Red Mudd Studio has offered to be the location for potters to pickup clay and drop off finished bowls. This year, several glazes have been donated for the… Continue reading Empty Bowls Event
Students will focus on developing beginning wheel throwing techniques to make several functional forms such as bowls, cylinders and mugs. Glazing and firing projects are included in last class session. All glazes for functional pottery are food, microwave, dishwasher and oven safe. Class includes 25 lbs of clay, extra may be purchased. Skill level: Beginner Cost:… Continue reading Pottery Classes
Girls Night Out!
Bring a friend and experience clay! Students will design and hand build clay tiles, ornaments, bowls or create something unique by using a slab roller and molds in the first session. During the second class, students will glaze projects. Classes are held on Thursday/Friday after 6:00 p.m. Saturday or Sunday classes are available in the a.m. or p.m. Flexible schedule is available, so please call for specific… Continue reading Girls Night Out!
Holidayshop 09 – The annual holiday shopping event!
It’s here! The 4th annual Holidayshop, bringing you what you love… raku, pit fired and functional pottery created by Deborah J. Bassett-Maxwell and many unique art pieces by artists from across the state of Michigan. November 21st and 22nd only! Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4:00 p.m. Bring the card… Continue reading Holidayshop 09 – The annual holiday shopping event!
Pit firing is my passion
This firing technique has become my passion. It involves taking naked bisque pots and letting the fire do it’s magic by transforming the pieces into works of art. Thrown pots or slab built cylinder forms are made by using corrugated cardboard and adding texture. Each piece is placed in a copper scrubby along with salts,… Continue reading Pit firing is my passion
This morning it was about 9 degrees outside when I headed out to the studio. I’m donating soup bowls for the local Empty Bowls fundraiser. I have about 25 ready to be glaze fired, which were loaded today and will be fired tomorrow. I will post pictures when completed. I was given an additional 25#… Continue reading January blues