Final Project Proposal

For my final project in this class, I had many ideas, having looked forward to taking this class for a few years, I had collected inspiration over time. During this class I have spent time working on my designs and trying to make pieces that are true to who I am as a person and…

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Roberto Lugo

I chose to research Roberto Lugo for my potter presentation because of his unique and innovative approach to ceramics. I first came across his art in my Art Activism class at my previous college during my sophomore year and I was intrigued by his revolutionary techniques and the statement that his work makes. In my…

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Cup Critique

For our first project we were told to make two mugs that related in some way, whether it was in size, scale, or design. In our first critique we chose one of our classmates work to look over and observe in order to give feedback. When looking at Dusty’s mug I saw that it was…

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My Work Thus Far

So far during this semester we have had assignments that have been preparing us to go forward as knowledgeable pottery students, demonstrating the basic techniques and information we will need. We began with the assignment to make two mugs, the requirements being that they had to relate in some way, and they had to have…

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American Belleek

American Belleek is a highly esteemed form of delicate china which is based off of the original Irish Belleek. It is made out of a very thin, white, almost translucent-looking porcelain material, which took many years to perfect in Ireland, and in the late 1800s it made its way over to the United States where…

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