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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Carriage House Pottery

Carriage House Pottery has been open for business since 1991. Through this medium, I receive great pleasure creating functional handmade pottery. My latest works represent an effort to reach beyond the basics of strictly functional pottery. I am expanding my ideas about form by using various altering methods such as ovaling and squaring and paddling. My creativity is further enhanced by adding movement with chi lines and wavy edges and expressed by additions of surface texture, carving, and slip trailing. With the accumulation of a large library of pottery books, I find inspiration studying ancient Oriental and Classic Roman and Greek forms. Nature, gardening, and traveling are also key elements.

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Carriage House Pottery
773 Forever Lane
Ligonier, Pa 15658