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TAD 28–over already?

Well, it is now March and I let the last 3 days go without posting –but spent 2 days burying bricks in a trench outside the perimeter of my house to the critters from creating homes underneath. I also made  a clay tray using

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TAD 28–over already?

Well, it is now March and I let the last 3 days go without posting –but spent 2 days burying bricks in a trench outside the perimeter of my house to the critters from creating homes underneath. I also made  a clay tray using

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TAD 25-Playing with spheres

Sat. and Sun. did not get a chance to get in the studio, so today I finished assembling some new clay pieces I’ve been wanting to try. I impressed the clay slabs with my newest clay roulettes I made on

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TAD 25-Playing with spheres

Sat. and Sun. did not get a chance to get in the studio, so today I finished assembling some new clay pieces I’ve been wanting to try. I impressed the clay slabs with my newest clay roulettes I made on

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TAD 22-fresh out of the kiln

Finally did a kiln firing and got to see the results of my glaze experiments. I’m really jazzed about the technique using a solid color of glaze first, painting on wax resist and adding concepts color glazes for color (samples on the

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TAD 22-fresh out of the kiln

Finally did a kiln firing and got to see the results of my glaze experiments. I’m really jazzed about the technique using a solid color of glaze first, painting on wax resist and adding concepts color glazes for color (samples on the

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TAD 21-something new in the studio-bayoupots

I had the luxury of spending all day in my studio playing with clay. When I have big blocks of time, I tend to try new things. A while back I was making these serving  trays using leaf impressions and

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TAD 21-something new in the studio-bayoupots

I had the luxury of spending all day in my studio playing with clay. When I have big blocks of time, I tend to try new things. A while back I was making these serving  trays using leaf impressions and

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TAD-20 bayoupots-ceramic design-color!

I was not too happy with the glazing process on the puff paint and glue line designs from a few days ago (see photo below).  I went to visit a clay bud who has a ceramic shop nearby yesterday. She had some

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TAD-20 bayoupots-ceramic design-color!

I was not too happy with the glazing process on the puff paint and glue line designs from a few days ago (see photo below).  I went to visit a clay bud who has a ceramic shop nearby yesterday. She had some

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TAD 18-bayoupots experimenting in the clay studio

With spring-like weather down here in TX, I’ve  been wanting to make some herb garden markers.I have been obsessed with coming  up with an idea to make some markers using the “cuerda seca” tile technique-where lines are created to resist the glaze

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TAD 18-bayoupots experimenting in the clay studio

With spring-like weather down here in TX, I’ve  been wanting to make some herb garden markers.I have been obsessed with coming  up with an idea to make some markers using the “cuerda seca” tile technique-where lines are created to resist the glaze

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TAD 17-Tea and Honey Cake for Downton Abbey Finale

  Made Honey Cake and Yorkshire Tea and served with my grandma’s Royal Doulton china to celebrate the season finale of Downton Abbey. Too many folks dying this season, but the cake and tea make everyone feel better. Honey Cake

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TAD 17-Tea and Honey Cake for Downton Abbey Finale

  Made Honey Cake and Yorkshire Tea and served with my grandma’s Royal Doulton china to celebrate the season finale of Downton Abbey. Too many folks dying this season, but the cake and tea make everyone feel better. Honey Cake

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TAD 14-Happy Valentines

I kinda  lost my momentum to create and post since Day 10 but am back.Today made sweet Valentine dinner for my me and my hubby-pecan waffles with cream cheese and banana filling with strawberries. The whole this is actually sugar free

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TAD 14-Happy Valentines

I kinda  lost my momentum to create and post since Day 10 but am back.Today made sweet Valentine dinner for my me and my hubby-pecan waffles with cream cheese and banana filling with strawberries. The whole this is actually sugar free

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TAD 8-10:bayoupots -more pots!

Catching up with TAD today posts and was able to spend some time in the studio every day to keep the creative flow going…Day 8 produced a new footed pot, Day 9-some new roulettes and stamps for rolling and stamping

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TAD 8-10:bayoupots -more pots!

Catching up with TAD today posts and was able to spend some time in the studio every day to keep the creative flow going…Day 8 produced a new footed pot, Day 9-some new roulettes and stamps for rolling and stamping

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TAD-Day 6 and 7 clay kitty/Mac and cheese

Yesterday I didn’t come through with anything, but I knew today I would have all day to work in my studio so I could double up. My kitty boy Obie is modeling next to my newest clay kitty luminary. I

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TAD-Day 6 and 7 clay kitty/Mac and cheese

Yesterday I didn’t come through with anything, but I knew today I would have all day to work in my studio so I could double up. My kitty boy Obie is modeling next to my newest clay kitty luminary. I

TAD 5-3 pots and musings about laundry and life

Finally got down to business in my studio today. Cranked out 3 smallish pots on the wheel so they will need trimming tomorrow. Plan on doing slip in black or a color and carving out design-sgrafito process when the clay

TAD 5-3 pots and musings about laundry and life

Finally got down to business in my studio today. Cranked out 3 smallish pots on the wheel so they will need trimming tomorrow. Plan on doing slip in black or a color and carving out design-sgrafito process when the clay

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Day 4-The Scream-yikes!

I tried the marshmallow trick of putting a tattooed marshmallow in the microwave today but it was pretty much a flop–but, hey, this is about taking a chance at doing something different and not everything is going to be a “success”.

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Day 4-The Scream-yikes!

I tried the marshmallow trick of putting a tattooed marshmallow in the microwave today but it was pretty much a flop–but, hey, this is about taking a chance at doing something different and not everything is going to be a “success”.

TAD 3-Superbowl cake with tatooed marshmallows

So here’s what happened to the tattooed marshmallows…I made Fresh Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Drizzle. I was trying to figure out how to incorporate the non-edible printed marshmallows–s0- slid  them on some decorative wire (that I’d had on my dressing

TAD 3-Superbowl cake with tatooed marshmallows

So here’s what happened to the tattooed marshmallows…I made Fresh Apple Cake with Cream Cheese Drizzle. I was trying to figure out how to incorporate the non-edible printed marshmallows–s0- slid  them on some decorative wire (that I’d had on my dressing

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Day 2-Gearing up for Superbowl Party by Tattoing Marshmallows

Tomorrow I’m going to a Superbowl party and I wanted to try an idea from a cool book I found at TJ Max titled “Tattoo a Banana-and Other Ways to Turn Anything and Everything into Art”. Even tho the pic

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Day 2-Gearing up for Superbowl Party by Tattoing Marshmallows

Tomorrow I’m going to a Superbowl party and I wanted to try an idea from a cool book I found at TJ Max titled “Tattoo a Banana-and Other Ways to Turn Anything and Everything into Art”. Even tho the pic

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Day 1 Tile Sketch

A dear clay bud passed away last year and our clay group are each making a -tile to commemorate her. I cut out the tile yesterday, painted it with underglaze and am waiting for it to get bone dry so I can

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Day 1 Tile Sketch

A dear clay bud passed away last year and our clay group are each making a -tile to commemorate her. I cut out the tile yesterday, painted it with underglaze and am waiting for it to get bone dry so I can

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This is a test post. I am a newbie this year. Tomorrow clearing some work (play) space in my studio.

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This is a test post. I am a newbie this year. Tomorrow clearing some work (play) space in my studio.