Gary Jackson: Fire When Ready Pottery
A Chicago potter’s somewhat slanted view of clay & play
Categories: mugs, porcelain, process, production, stamped

Early morning mugs!
Playing with porcelain adding handles this morning!

Categories: platters, stamped, textures

Side-by-side.
Half-and-half.
Stamped-not stamped.

Categories: platters, process, production, stamped, stamps

Another large stamped platter and the tools that did “most’ of the work.
Sure, it’s a LOT of individual impressions one after another…
but the final result is pretty darn cool.

Categories: sunrise

Lots of clouds this morning. Mostly gray… more gray… gray, gray & more gray….
and the suddenly… just four mere minutes of BEAUTIFUL!!!

And then back to gray…

Categories: studio, tools

Goopey gloppy tools… guess I should clean them tonight before I leave?!

Categories: ornaments, process, production

Another batch of Christmas ornaments in the making.
Only 70 days until Christmas… I’m just sayin’!!!

Categories: seasons

Well, the colors they are a changing.

Categories: bike, sunrise

Warmer, but windier! It was tough pedaling into the wind all the way south to the City. But let me just say… the ride home was pretty fast & sweet. Tailwinds are so much more fun!

Categories: mugs, process, production

My latest batch of mugs on this Mugshot Monday… ready to dry, bisque, glaze and soda-fire!

Categories: mugs, process, production, stamped

Adding some colored flashing slip accents on my latest batch of mugs on this Mugshot Monday!