My studio is very small and at the moment it seems to be cluttered up. A good clean up is needed. Part of the problem is that the weather has been so hot I have been reluctant to fire the kiln as it is in the studio and it makes it exceedingly hot for working and the ongoing work is drying too fast.
One of the things I like to make are colanders. Although I must have made a large number over the years I still like to make them. It's the challenge of making something that is good to hold and functions as it's meant to and looks good as well.
This is the door from the garden to the studio. I only have to walk a few feet from the house to work. When the weather is as warm as it has been I enjoy working with the door open onto the garden. This week I have been able to sit in the garden to eat my lunch which is such a simple thing but one I enjoy immensely.
Jim Malone - I love listening to potters articulating their motivations for making the work they make. This is a favorite interview/film made by Goldmark Gallery of Jim...
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