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Oh, Bertha!

by Dearing Davis, Red Clay Halo Pottery The Village Potters is unique and wonderful in that we have a variety of options when it comesto firing our pieces. We have seven electric kilns, a raku kiln, a car-sized gas kiln (Bertha), and a new Geil kiln (Glorifred). We are even in …

Digging Deeper: Get a Grip.

Oh the handle…that small piece of clay that makes all the difference in the ever popular mug. The handle serves great function …

Digging Deeper: ‘Big Magic’

When was the last time you were enchanted? Wide-eyed and delighted by something you had created? Whether a bright, fresh meal or …

Potters Abroad

We all love travel adventures, and recently Nancee Neel, a member of our Independent Study and Mentoring Program, had a wonderful adventure …

Kazegama Update

  It’s often said that great things come about because of a confluence of wonderful small details. When you look back at most …

Inspiration and Challenges

What inspires you in your creative ventures? What gives you those ‘aha!’ moments that spur you to push your own boundaries? I’ve …

From Our Hands to Your Home

The Village Potters have been busy this winter making pots, teaching classes and making plans to expand the Teaching Center with a …