WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT! CONGRATULATIONS CHANTHON!! You can now enjoy your morning cup of Joe with a little snail humor! ***************************************************************************** https://youtube.com/shorts/Hczg4p32PiA?feature=share Giveaway Announcement Enter To Win a Handmade Ceramic Snail Mug! One winner will receive a handmade snail mug made by Athena Mariah LaRue. Submit your entry by 3pm this Friday 8/5/22. *Other ways to enter: … Continue reading Snail Mug Giveaway!
Better late than never! Here is the video I made while I was preparing to do my first Pop-Up Shop events. Now that things are starting to open up, I have been selling my ceramics in person at events. This video shows how I got ready to do my first couple Pop-Up Shop events. I … Continue reading Video: Getting Ready For My First Pop-Up Shop Events!
Friday June 3rd, 2022 & Saturday June 4th, 2022. If your in the Modesto, CA please stop by and visit my booth at either of these Pop-Up Shop events... Starting my dream career as a ceramic artist comes with many challenges. Finding ways to sell my artwork is at the top of the list! As … Continue reading Back to Back Pop-Up Shop Events!
Mark your calendars! Coming Soon! Pop Up Shop Saturday April 30th, 2022 Pop Up Shop of Women Owned Small Businesses Saturday April 30th, 11am - 2pm. 2634 Stoneridge Dr. Modesto, CA 95355. This will be my very first time selling my ceramics to the public in person! I have been working really hard to get … Continue reading My First Pop Up Shop Selling My Ceramics!
My name is Athena Mariah LaRue and I make slow art! This website is my hub for people to stay in touch with what I'm making. Be sure to check out my online store to see what goodies I have for sale. Or keep up to date with my YouTube videos to see my learning … Continue reading Welcome to Hard Shell Slimy Snail!
This video shows the whole process of how to recycle and reclaim clay for ceramics. If your trying to reclaim a solid block of dried clay or turn liquid slip clay back into workable clay, this video will show the whole process. There are many ways to do this process. This is just the way … Continue reading How to Recycle & Reclaim Clay
Just a friendly update from my studio and a kiln unloading. This is my first time experimenting with cone 5 Amaco Potters Choice Glazes. I mixed them with the Mayco Jungle Gems glazes that I had on Laguna BMix Cone 5 clay and fired them to cone 5. I was really please with the results. … Continue reading Layering Melty Ceramic Glaze Combos Kiln Opening
Please enjoy this relaxing video showing the whole process of making a handmade ceramic Samurai mug with a katana sword handle. https://youtu.be/VwZ6hzQq8kQ -Please make sure to subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/hardshellslimysnail -Also, check out my website to see what goodies I have for sell: https://hard-shell-slimy-snail-productions.square.site -If you happen to have $2 to spare please stop by my Patreon … Continue reading Samurai Mug Video
In this video I unbox my first DiamondCore L1, L2, L3 sgraffito stylus tools. I try them out doing sgraffito on greenware tiles and a pot. https://youtu.be/dROLN5jICNo -Please make sure to subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/hardshellslimysnail -Also, check out my website to see what goodies I have for sell: https://hard-shell-slimy-snail-productions.square.site -If you happen to have $2 to spare … Continue reading DiamondCore Unboxing L1, L2, L3 Sgraffito Demo
In this video I will introduce you to my new Skutt KM 822-3 Electric Ceramic Kiln! I am so excited it is finally here. I will unbox my new kiln and walk through the step by step process of setting it up with the new KMT Touchscreen. https://youtu.be/WQsxApLJXjU -Make sure to subscribe to my YouTube … Continue reading How to set up new Skutt Kiln & KMT Touchscreen – UNBOXING- SETUP & DEMO