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British Columbia: Cowichan Valley Artisans 2nd Annual show and sale

Cowichan Valley Artisans 2nd Annual Show and Sale September 14 – October 22 Artist Reception:  October 7, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Benchmark Gallery, 28 Station St., Duncan, B.C. info@cowichanvalleyartisans.com Among the 13 artists showing, three are ceramic artists: Mary Fox: … Continue reading

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Bear Tales: the intersection of art and wildlife

Today’s post was prompted by a bear sighting yesterday. My friend Tamina and I were slogging through the rain and were near the end of our four-mile walk. A new immigrant from Germany, she said she recently read a brochure … Continue reading

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Raku U, an art event for my community

Yesterday was Raku U at Art 4 U Day, one of the many events taking place this year at the Port Moody Festival of the Arts. We had our usual spot in the parking lot behind the Port Moody Arts … Continue reading

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Heavy clay bookends that won’t budge

The top of my linen chest is the area I’ve designated for my gardening and birding books. I’ve never been too happy with it, though, because the ‘bookends’. On left end, I have two of my grandfather’s glass insulators which … Continue reading

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The satisfaction of homemade and ‘found’ pottery tools

You don’t see much whittling these days, but it used to be a major pastime. I tried my hand at it with my white, pearlized pocket knife. My brothers had jack knives and I bet they learned to whittle with … Continue reading

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Summery ceramics and Labor Day kayaking

Several things came out of the kiln last week. I was able to place them in time to enjoy over Labor Day. Red pot risers for a brown pot. They are not in place, as you can see; have just … Continue reading

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How do you like them ceramic apples?

When I think of fall, I think of apples. Red, yellow and green, apples ripen in autumn and soon it’ll be apple picking time. Fall festivals will feature apple bobbing barrels and serve fresh apple pies. Apple cider will soon … Continue reading

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