Gary Jackson: Fire When Ready Pottery
A Chicago potter’s somewhat slanted view of clay & play
Categories: art fair, masks, soda-fired

Happy faces looking forward to seeing more friendly faces today!
Day Two of MY HOLIDAY HOME SHOW is underway… including some things
you’ll never see in my art fair booth as there aren’t walls to hang things!
We’re open from 10:00am-6:00pm today!!!

Categories: art fair, pottery

Early morning Day Two!!! The sun is shining and I’m restocking shelves for another fun day at my HOLIDAY HOME SHOW. We’re open from 10:00-6:00 today with lots of pots looking to become someone’s favorite holiday gift!!!

Categories: art fair, mugs, soda-fired, stamped

Lots of mugs in the dishwasher means we went through a LOT of hot apple cider today!
And that’s a good thing with lots of happy customers! More cider, more fun tomorrow!!!

Categories: art fair, pottery

A very successful Day One for the HOLIDAY HOME SHOW!! Very festive. Very fun.
Looking forward to another great day tomorrow from 10:00am-6:00pm… c’mon by… c’mon buy!!!

Categories: art fair, mugs

Here’s just a quick selection of the mugs that are on the shelves for tomorrow’s HOLIDAY HOME SHOW. My goal is always to have a hundred or more mugs… and I’m already well-over that goal number!!! Hoping these babies go off to good homes!

Categories: art fair, mugs, soda-fired

Spending the day at home setting up, stocking shelves and climbing the stairs more times than I can count!!! But I am enjoying the good weather and the blue skies streaming in through a top shelf of mugs!!! Just getting everything ready for this weekend’s HOLIDAY HOME SHOW!!!

Categories: art fair, holiday, pottery

Hard to believe that my HOLIDAY HOME SHOW is already next weekend!!!
Kilns are cooling… shelves going up… halls are being decked… and you’re all invited!!!
Next Saturday & Sunday from 10:00am-6:00pm with pots in every room of my condo,
treats in the kitchen and the “Tired Of Shlepping Sale” on the back porch!

Categories: art fair, process, production, stamped, stamps

Stamping up another batch of small cups & tea bowls.
Adding texture as my Holiday Home Show is just two weeks away!!!

MY HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS : Saturday, November 23rd & Sunday, November 24th

Categories: art fair, holiday

Just putting the last of the stamps & labels on the postcards for my Holiday Home Show! Hard to believe it is just TWO weeks away from today & tomorrow! More details to come… but mark your calendars now for November 23rd & 24th… and then start making your Holiday Gift Lists!!!

Categories: art fair, flowers, garden, soda-fired, stamped

Looks like these African violets are very happy in their fancy homes!!!
Thanks to Nancy for sharing the photos… and her husband Rick for growing his collection
in my stamped & soda-fired flower pots.

If you want your plants to be happy too…
my HOLIDAY HOME SHOW is less than a month away. November 23rd & 24th.
More details to come…