In the December 23rd edition of The Ladysmith Chronicle, I debuted my monthly column, called “Creative Parenting”. Using a question and answer format, my goal is to help parents learn how to deal with difficult teenage issues. Readers are encouraged to send me their questions and I will rack my brains for the answers and best…Details
Many people think that pottery is too beautiful to use and they are afraid it is too fragile to be functional. However, todays clay bodies are extremely durable and most potters expect and encourage you to use your hand made ware. There are some precautions to consider, however.
There is a lot of confusion about crystalline glazed pots and their functionality. These dramatic and beautiful glazes are largely used on decorative pieces such as vases, where the interiors are glazed with a standard clear liner glaze. Never one to follow convention, I enjoy combining different coloured crystalline glazes on plates and bowls. Since the…Details