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Unbelievable...My Pottery is Selling!

Thursday, June 26, 2014

You all who read my friend feed statuses have read that I have begun to sell my pottery! I am, to say the least surprised and also very humbled that people like my art and want to own it enough that they will pay money for it, (and I donít believe Iím under pricing it) some of it to give as gifts!

I have earned enough to pay for 120 pounds of new clay! Or almost enough to pay for a 10 week session of class at the studio! With that amount of clay I can make a lot of pottery, as you can imagine! (It takes 1 1/2 pounds to make a tumbler or mug)

Ok, now for some pictures. Iím going to repost before pic of a vase and a post firing one. There has been 2 salt/soda firings, and one gas kiln firing. I had nothing turn out acceptable to me in the gas kiln. So Iím not even going to show any pics of those. I think Iíll stick to salt and electric like I learned in my beginners class, as Iíve found people like that stuff too. (I prefer the brighter colors of electric, but the organic feel to the salt fired stuff)

Salt kiln pics:

old one of glazed vase: (posted in a previous blog)
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finished one of vase, this one has sold!
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another view.
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Pitcher that sold. The woman who bought the vase and this pitcher asked me to be a fruit bowl to match these two. She said make sure I use the same inner glaze. Funny but when I first saw how this glaze turned out I didn't care for it but everyone likes it!
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This is a picture of the whole first salt batch, the bowl in front of the vase sold too!
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one in the works, can't wait to finish it
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second salt firing I used a different clay, and the person controlling the firing of the kiln purposely lightened stuff up a little. This was all my product:
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A couple of the pieces from that firing sold, too.

Now here's something totally different and I've sold a couple of these, too. I'll make more of these, they are great gifts at $15. They are about the size of a large palm of a hand.
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Something I'm working on, a bread baking bowl


My experiment that I am excited to see the results
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Finally, I will show you a picture my friend sent me of the pitcher she bought from me after she put flowers in it.
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TRAVELGRRL 7/15/2014 10:36PM

    Beautiful! You are very talented!

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BABY_GIRL69 6/28/2014 10:06PM

    Love the pieces! Vintage & expensive looking...

God bless. & hugs!

Dee

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_JODI404 6/26/2014 10:58PM

    Your pottery is absolutely gorgeous!! All of it. I am not a bit surprised it is selling. I imagine that would feel like a special honor to have people appreciate and value what you have made.

How fabulous that you can take that money and invest it back into continuing classes and more clay!

It is truly wonderful that you have found something that you love to do!

ENJOY!! Thanks for sharing pics ~ I love seeing your work!!


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MISSUSRIVERRAT 6/26/2014 8:47PM

    They are so beautiful....all of them!
The little bird on the birdbath is adorable!
I would buy your stuff....most definitely.

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KNYAGENYA 6/26/2014 6:19PM

    That's wonderful. Your items are gorgeous. Keep up the good work.

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HDHAWK 6/26/2014 4:58PM

    Very nice! I too, have been busy making the wood burned lazy susans. Once people saw them I got several orders. Wish I had more time to work on them. You're work is lovely!

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ANNEMAC5 6/26/2014 1:36PM

    Thank you for sharing you must be so proud (and I hope your DH is too). They are all lovely I love the coppery tones, you have an artistic eye and you also must have a steady hand along with patience emoticon emoticon

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2014TODAY 6/26/2014 12:34PM

    Lovely work! And I'm so happy for you that your work sells! emoticon

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PRESBESS 6/26/2014 11:45AM

    Wow! You are good girl! Geeze, you have me thinking of looking into a pottery class. I really like what you've created.
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PEZMOM1 6/26/2014 9:44AM

    Your pottery is awesome!

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CHERYL_ANNE 6/26/2014 9:41AM

    The love and care you put into your work shines right through!
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JAMIRBLAZE 6/26/2014 9:27AM

    Lovely. Thanks for sharing! I've always wanted to get a wheel and kiln, but would have to win the lotto first. emoticon

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KANOE10 6/26/2014 9:25AM

    Your pottery is beautiful. i am so excited it is selling and people are buying it. This is also good that you are earning money to keep making pots and taking classes.

You are an artist my friend! Well done.


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NANCYPAT1 6/26/2014 8:51AM

    your pottery is beautiful

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2BDYNAMIC 6/26/2014 8:44AM

    Oh my gracious!! Of course it is going to see ............... All the way thru I kept saying "WOW!" ................. Truly beautiful and so creative! ........ emoticon ...... and look forward to see how it continues to do. (Love your page too) ........

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NUTRON3 6/26/2014 8:22AM

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JOHNMARTINMILES 6/26/2014 8:22AM

    What a wonderful gift, doing something you love to do and being able to earn a living from it

Make Today the Greatest Day of Your Life

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SANDICANE 6/26/2014 8:20AM

    Oh my gosh! No wonder it's selling, it's BEAUTIFUL!

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