I have been working on an independent ceramics class this term, focusing on the Mimbres people of what is now the Southwest United States – think the Mogollon Rim in Arizona.  This is some of t... Read More
    I love that I am getting to experiment with different forms of pottery this term, and I love the way these plates turned out!  I am not sure how practical they are, as I am positive I d... Read More
My first somewhat decent mug/tumbler/something on the wheel. Last winter, about three weeks into the term, I broke my arm snowboarding. As if that wasn’t bad enough in and of itself, I was takin... Read More
Thank God Its Over! For my degree I had to take a beginning drawing class. I don’t like drawing, and I especially don’t like drawing when I don’t get to choose my subject(s). This is... Read More
One of the classes I have been taking this term is Design II (I took Design I last term).  Design I mostly taught two-dimensional design techniques and practices, and Design II is structured around t... Read More
This term I am taking Design II, which focuses on 3D graphic elements.  For my most recent project, I needed to incorporate railroad tracks.  The only way to do so that was cost-effective (i.e. not ... Read More
We stained our pots in ceramics class today so they’re ready to be fired Monday.  I wasn’t sure how I would like it,  but I don’t mind it. Follow **At times you’ll find some ... Read More
The most recent assignment for the Design I class I’m taking was to map something that is not normally mapped.  I had a really hard time trying to figure out what to map, and then I remembered ... Read More
The first project in my ceramics class was a coil pot I had to make replicating a pot made nearly 8000 years ago. The second project in class has been to create a metaphorical vessel.  We were instr... Read More
The Digital Media Art program I am enrolled in at EOU requires several art classes, including Design, photography, sculpture, and ceramics.  I am taking ceramics this term, and our first project was ... Read More
The last time I remember doing any sort of cut-and-paste project for school was when I was in kindergarten. Until now. I am in college now. At least the cut-and-paste projects in college include WINE!... Read More