Rolling on.

I am working my way through the 2+ tons of clay I had Jim Simmister get for me from Laguna earlier this year. It is a pleasure to see the clay slip through my hands on its way to relative permanence. I still am somewhat amazed that I or anyone for that matter can take amorphous clay and turn it into vessels with what feels like not much effort. I realize that the skills I rely on have been coming along for 38 years now. At this point I don’t think much about all those years at the wheel. I first picked up clay in 1971. I was enamored with my cousins, Scott, Mark and Anne Bennion’s pottery making next door to where I grew up. They had a wheel and a small gas kiln. I’d watch them and think “this has to be it”.
Here is a bit of what is coming off the wheel today. I had visitors from Bountiful and Salt Lake City. I am still a bit amazed at how my local customers are supporting me. No packing and shipping works for me.
Three lb serving bowls.
Batter bowls.
Assorted bowls.
Footed bowls.
Bread pans.
Oval baking dishes.

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5 Responses to “Rolling on.”

  1. Kiya Says:

    Are any of these for sell?

  2. Joe Says:

    They are for “sell” at my workshop in Spring City.

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  4. Paulette Lidster Says:

    Thanks, you spared me from a protracted and exasperating evening. Much Appreciated.

  5. Reina Belli Says:

    Good luck with your new workshop\studio, I hope you do well, I love your work.

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