Two Years of Blogging and a bit of Dalí

  I can´t really believe it myself, but yesterday was my second blog anniversary! I knew it was due sometime this summer but didn´t really kept an eye on the exact date and was thus taken by surprise when WordPress congratulated me. Consequently I didn´t prepare anything fancy in advance – shame on me, really.Continue reading “Two Years of Blogging and a bit of Dalí”

“Meerkat on Lookout Duty”

  What: a meerkat, 36 cm high ( ca. 14 in) Made of: white clay, Barock glaze Made by: Sarah Meerkats belong since I was little to my very favorite animals. They´ve always impressed me with their unrelenting courage and determinacy to protect their family from all dangers. By Charlesjsharp – Own work, from SharpContinue reading ““Meerkat on Lookout Duty””

“Baa!”

  Christmas draws nearer and nearer and I´m awfully busy making self-made gifts for friends and family – like every year I promise myself to start earlier than before, and like every year I utterly fail to keep that promise… 😉 This year I decided to spice up my gifts with little sheeps that canContinue reading ““Baa!””

Glazing Experiments

  I´m sure most of you remember my post concerning the Art of Mastering the Potter´s Wheel about two months ago (if not, just have a quick look here). Due to the summer holidays and my new job, I had to wait until now to begin with my glazing experiments on the little pieces IContinue reading “Glazing Experiments”

A Happy Horse

  Sometimes I sit in front of a lump of clay and don´t know what to do with it. Then I begin to knead and pull at it without any intention whatsoever. The last time I was doing that someone in my pottery course suddenly exclaimed: “Ha! That looks exactly like horse kicking its legsContinue reading “A Happy Horse”

Ghostly Image Come to Life – The Glaze

My clay figure “The Silence” has been finally fired and glazed! After a nice conversation about the benefits of glazing here on WordPress with my dear friend Patty (thank you, Patty, without you I wouldn´t have had the idea to do this!), I decided to give my figurine a kind of semi-glaze. This means thatContinue reading “Ghostly Image Come to Life – The Glaze”

Back to Mythology … Sea-Horses

As I´ve already mentioned before: I´m a huge fan of ancient greek and roman mythology! So, here are my two little Sea-Horses – or Hippocampi 🙂