In an attempt to wean myself from my bowl addiction, I'm currently working on jars with recessed lids (currently preoccupied with getting the lids juuuuuuuust right), vases and fulfilling a very large order of cups with a *no pressure* deadline.
Increasing my studio days to Saturday and Sunday has done two things: increased my general productivity and helped me hone some of my finishing skills. After a studio visit with an AMAZING Taiwanese surgeon (and hobby potter), I was inspired to take a lot more time with my work. Not just the throwing but the detail work like trimming, sanding and glaze prep work. The goal? A more perfect finished piece. Knowing perfection is eternally a moving target - I plan to be patient with myself.
So, here's the sneak peek on what's to come: