To get in the spirit of summer, our elementary students crafted sea turtles out of clay and painted them and they turned out so cute. The elementary students always love clay, it is one of their favorite art projects. This project was spread out over a few weeks and I was so excited to see … Continue reading Ceramic Sea Turtles
February's theme was hearts and clay at PFA Studio. The Wednesday Elementary Art class made slab built ceramic heart boxes. First we learned about clay and using the slab roller. We used my Shimpo Slab Roller that I absolutely love! Then everyone rolled out their own slabs. Cut the top and bottoms of the ceramics … Continue reading Slab Built Ceramic Heart Boxes
Now that Christmas is over, I can share the gifts we made this year. I grew up with the idea of making Christmas gifts for the ones you love. My Grandma was a sweet mid-western farm wife and every Christmas I could count on getting knitted hand clothes. My memories of Christmas and those hand … Continue reading Elementary Ceramic Clocks
To know me, is to know that after I finish a painting I take a break and play on my ceramic wheel for a bit. I have a new collection of imperfect bowls and plates in the studio. The Studio is open most afternoons if you want to stop over, or email me for an … Continue reading New Bowls and Plates
My first Pop Up Open Studio was so much fun. “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” ― Pablo Picasso Thanks for coming and creating with me! XO, Jamie
One of the Oxford Dictionaries lists of 2016 words of the year is hygge. Pronounced “hoo-guh ” it’s a Danish word derived from a sixteenth-century Norwegian term, hugga, which means “to comfort” or “to console.” In Danish it is defined as “a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or … Continue reading Hygge and My Imperfect Bowls
As a filler project while the layers of our figurines dried, we made ceramic hearts. Hope these brought you a little happiness today. Before we fired them.
Welcome to the New Year! Now that Christmas is over, I am hoping I can share a sampling of our ceramic clocks. I hope you enjoyed receiving them as much as we enjoyed making them.
It was another very creative week at Picket Fence Art. In the adult class we added the final touches to the Ceramic Clocks. We have had so much fun with ceramics the past few weeks that we decided to upgrade the kiln. An early Christmas present arrived for me on Friday! We love working with … Continue reading Adult Ceramics – Final Touch on the Clocks
The Elves were busy this week at Picket Fence Art Studio putting the final touches on their ceramics projects! Sorry – no photos of the kids classes this week! We talked about Color Theory and mixing colors while we painted our projects. We were busy painting our ceramics in the Adult Class as … Continue reading Ceramic Painting