For my 4th ceramic class teaching on Zoom, we glazed our ceramic tiles. For those who missed the class I made a YouTube video with an easy to follow, step by step instructions on how to glaze tiles for beginners. Watch the video below. https://youtu.be/NIKGw8OvUPA
I am now on my third class teaching my friends on Zoom how to do basic ceramics. I am still learning myself, but it has been really fun to share the things that I have learned. It has been hard to get everyone's schedules all in synch. So it has been requested that I make … Continue reading How to make Ceramic Tiles Part 1
I'm still learning how to use my old Cress Electric Kiln FE-2-A. It is so exciting to learn about clay and ceramics and pottery. It has always been my dream to be a full time artist. Join me on my journey! https://youtu.be/l9LszCpaXvk Kiln Diary Notes: 9/12/20 My 2nd Bisque Fire. My goal was to get … Continue reading My second kiln load
Check out my new video on how I replaced my old Cress Electric Kiln Thermocouple with the new Type K model. https://youtu.be/ArELp16U8Cg Cress was able to send me the new updated model for my kiln. Type K Y-1028 Thermocouple. For my Cress Electric Kiln FE-25-A. The stem is about 4" making the whole unit a … Continue reading Replacing Kiln Thermocouple Type K
Success and Failures! My first glaze fire to cone 6 with my old Cress FE-25-A electric kiln. Using Dave's Porcelain Laguna clay and a mysterious "Chocolate Pudding" clay I got in an unmarked bucket as a gift, my closest guess is that it is a stoneware clay?? Also a mystery sculpture clay from 18 years … Continue reading First EVER Glaze Fire
https://youtu.be/DWbdEDaf5cY My first time using a Kiln on my own EVER! An old Cress FE-25-A was handed down to me. I am forever grateful for this old beauty! It is in amazing condition and fired up great! I can't find a instruction manual anywhere. Cress only has manuals for their newer models, that I have … Continue reading My First Kiln Load!
Save money and make your own Kombucha for $.07 a bottle! I made a video with a super easy to follow recipe. You can also print the recipe below. I included a recipe on how to make it from a store bought bottle. Also a recipe for making Kombucha with your own started juice and … Continue reading How to Make Kombucha
Even though I made this bottle cap table years ago, I finally got around to making the Youtube video. I had filmed the process while I was making it with the intention of making a 'how to' video. It took the whole world to be in Quarantine for me to get around to it! I … Continue reading How to make a Bottle Cap Table
We are living in crazy times. World wide people are being effected by this horrible Pandemic the Covid-19 Coronavirus. Here in California we are under Quarantine. I made a video of how this Pandemic has changed the course of our families life. It has been a long time since I have posted anything on my … Continue reading 2020 Coronavirus Quarantine -Filling time with clay
How do you beat the triple digit heat wave that has been pounding California this summer? Stay inside and make clay worms of course! This was my first time playing with Super Sculpey oven bake clay. It was a lot easier to use than I anticipated! I really couldn't believe how detailed you can get … Continue reading Word to the Worm!