haldecraft — WiP Wednesday

Works-in-Progress Wednesday (06/14/17)

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

What are you working on this week? I'm focused on ceramics, and cats who are ruining ceramics.... In ceramics, like I hinted, we're having some cat issues. Troublesome has taken to sleeping on my drying greenware at night, I guess because it's nice and mushy and he can mold it to his body. Like laundry. But not as easily fixable, sigh. Then, I mentioned I've been sharing my workspace with my friend Karen, who is in-between studios right now? Well. Guess who peed on an entire run of handles she'd pulled? (Hint: not me.) We're pretty sure it was Socks,...

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Works-in-Progress Wednesday (05/31/17)

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

What are you working on this week? I'm trying to remember what I was doing two months ago, before I thought "hey, I wonder what it would be like to release an entire line of ceramics at once instead of just doing the set piecemeal?". Hahahahaha! But, seriously. When did summer start?! I've lost a few weeks. Last thing I remember it was, like, late March! In ceramics, I'm somewhat taking a breather after finishing the redesign and new pieces in The Marie Collection. I'm doing a number of new color test tiles, because I already have the next line...

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Works-in-Progress Wednesday (05/10/17)

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

What are y'all working on this week? I'm working on learning how to live with knowing I only have one kidney, hahaha! (Seriously, my twenties would have been COMPLETELY DIFFERENT if I'd known I only had half a filtration system....!) But I also have a lot going on in the studio, too. Of course. Ceramics is about 70% of my brain this week. I'm working on slab-rolling the last of the Marie dishes (I got the last three plates done yesterday, and all six mugs... today is yarn bowls). I'm trying to glaze a low-fire kiln load that will include...

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Works-in-Progress Wednesday (05/03/17)

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

What are you working on this week? My primary focus is dyeing yarn club, but that doesn't mean I'm not also elbow-deep in clay! In ceramics, I'm working on The Marie Collection. Most of you are already familiar with a couple of pieces in that line of work - the bowls, the yarn bowls, the mugs... but late last year when switching clay bodies, I decided I also wanted to switch colors on many of my doily-inspired pieces. I had to wait until after the holidays to get working on that, and you may have seen on social media that...

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Works-in-Progress Wednesday (04/26/17)

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

Just a quick post this morning, since I'm out the door for a much-needed chiropractic visit soon.... what are y'all working on this week? I am loving this week, because I am elbows-deep in ceramics! The only thing I'm doing this week that's NOT ceramics, is winding up Little Red Corvette for release on Friday. Other than that, I'm slab-rolling and handbuilding for the Marie Collection, I'm throwing some restock mugs, some new mugs, and playing around with shapes, and I'm releasing and restocking SO MANY OWL MUGS this week! Because whooooooooooo doesn't love owl mugs?! I've also been hanging...

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