Etsy Shop Update and First Friday

I’ve finally gotten my Marsha Neal Studio Etsy Shop updated!!! And just in time for theĀ November 1-3, 2013 First Friday Art Walk Weekend! Next on my update “To Do” list is to send out my mailing listĀ (I love to send out little bonus things for my email newsletter subscribers)!  

Tiny Ceramic Vessels

As a nature enthusiast I find that I like to pick up and collect little things while outdoors and bring them back into my studio for inspiration. Some of my favorite things to collect are seed pods, small flowers that my kids pick for me, and just about anything with cool textures. And with my […]

Pugmill Finale For This Year

It feels great to have finished up all the pugging of my ceramic clay just before we start to hit freezing during the nights! It took me about 4 straight days of pugging (10 hour days) to reclaim about 1000 pounds of useable clay. Then add in time of lugging the buckets up and wet […]

Mixing and Pugging Ceramic Clay

A few years ago I made an investment purchase. A Bailey Pottery de-airing Pugmill MXP-50. This was when the economy was still pretty good and I was selling buckets of beads… When making ceramic clay pendants – I was using a lot if textured clay slabs. All of those scraps from cutouts were put into […]

Nearing Final Studio Overhaul

After glazing some orders and firing my kiln, I continued with my studio overhaul. I had this back area piled with newspapers and containers of dry mixed glazes from my college years (13-15+ years ago). Time to get those put away. I’m actually going to look at my old notes and see what kind of […]