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Saturday, May 26, 2012

Lynn Wood Cup Workshop


I'm on the right with a fellow workshop attendee and studio member on the left.
Lynn Wood aka The Pottery Texture Queen http://potterytexturequeen.com is passionate about texture in her ceramic work. I took a workshop from her about a year ago and it greatly influenced my work.

Today I took another workshop from her called Cups, Cups, Cups! As you might have guessed from the name, the workshop focused on what makes a good cup. We explored this idea with demonstrations and hands-on opportunities to try her techniques for ourselves. With soft slabs we made cups and many types of handles. We left with helpful tips and templates to try in our own work. I am looking forward to trying what I learned today in the near future and sharing it  with you.

Today's workshop also means that another one of my 50 challenges (see my second Blog entry) is complete...#19 make a cup. I maybe shouldn't count it until it is glazed but I am doing it anyway!

Lynn is such a great teacher, a fabulous artist, and a lot of fun. I would recommend taking a workshop from her if you get the chance.  I hope she will start a blog of her own soon.

Lynn Wood aka The Pottery Texture Queen




I got a handle on it!
Examples to inspire us!

The mugs I made

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