Pottery Plaster Mixing Ratios

Free for  educational use, including in classrooms, as well as personal use.  Not for print or reproduction on instagram, twitter, facebook or other social media without permission.   This is a PDF document which contains convenient plaster mixing ratios, for use in...

Artist Spotlight – Patricia Sannit

LEFT: An image from Sannit’s monograph of one of her larger installation pieces, Citadel. I had the pleasure of visiting Patricia in her Phoenix home in late 2018.  I have always been a fan of her work, ever since seeing the large solo installation in Phoenix in...

Poder in Action

PODER IN ACTION Above: Poder in action stickers, which you can sometimes see downtown. As a politically active artist in Phoenix I would like to give a humble shoutout to Poder in Action, a local organization focused on grassroots community empowerment.  They have an...

Quick Mold Making Tip

Random mold making tip #1 – corrugated plastic (often used on outdoor signage or political signs – is perfect for fast and accurate mold making.  since there are two layers, cut one layer and form the board around your model.  Here I used silicone caulk...

From Darkness To Light

Winter 2018 – I viewed the show From Darkness to Light at the Ceramics Research Center at ASU,  curated by Mary-Beth Buesgen. The selection of work is solid, although I find the space feels cramped.   The Javier Marin and Daniel Rhodes pieces are phenomenal and...

Louis Reilly Soda Workshop

Gail Nichols was a visiting artist at the Utah State ceramics program for about two months while she was in the united states.  During that time, Reilly studied with Nichols.  Nichols stayed in Logan for about 2 months, during which Reilly assisted in approximately 10...