I will be taking on the challenges from the amazing British show, The Great Pottery Throw Down. If you have never heard of this show, it is similar to the format of the beloved show The Great British Bake Off. For those of us not living in the UK, we would not be eligible to … Continue reading My Great Pottery Slow Down- New Episodes Out!
Good Day Sacramento LIVE TV Interview!
On Monday morning February 27th, I was on the Good Day Sacramento TV show! What an exciting opportunity this was for me. Tina Machua has a segment every month where her crew goes to White Blossom Ranch hosted by Lisa Norris. Lisa puts together a team of local business typically artist and bakers. I was … Continue reading Good Day Sacramento LIVE TV Interview!
How to make a Ceramic Slab Built Mug
In this video I show the whole process of making a ceramic slab built mug out of clay. https://youtu.be/A-bvxQd_IaY -Make sure to subscribe to my YouTube Chanel: https://www.youtube.com/hardshellslimysnail -Also, be sure to check out my online store to see what goodies I have for sell: https://hard-shell-slimy-snail-productions.square.site -And if you happen to have $2 to spare … Continue reading How to make a Ceramic Slab Built Mug
Snail Mug Giveaway!
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!
Video: Getting Ready For My First Pop-Up Shop Events!
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!
Back to Back 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!
My First Pop Up Shop Selling My Ceramics!
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!
Welcome to Hard Shell Slimy Snail!
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!
How to Recycle & Reclaim Clay
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
Layering Melty Ceramic Glaze Combos Kiln Opening
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