Favorite Artists of Etsy Spring 2011

These artists inspire me to keep creating and¬†occasionally, fondle my empty wallet. The collection today is beautiful and poetic, they complement each other in a lovely way. Thank goodness for a place like¬†Etsy to help us find out about these wonderfully talented people out there. :) Featured artistan handmade jewelry …


Naked Girl Tea Set

These are surprising! Pleasantly freaky and thoughtful at the same time. I love what artist Esther Horchner created with her vision. I can imagine going out for Dim Sum with friends and happening upon this bit of creativity. I am positive I would feel guilty, like some sort of Peeping Tom!


Ttomasai and Thirsty Man Info

Whilst browsing through some Twitter people, I came upon a follower with some pretty neat content. I was most attracted by the photographs of fun –if not cute– ideas related to convenient ways of consuming your edibles. This particular image is showing what is called a “Rain Decanter.” While I was

Slab-Built Clay Mask

Ceramic Mask Making

The night before our big Boston snow storm I got to sneak in a few hours at the pottery studio. Granted, I spent 2.5 hours cleaning up and organizing the glaze room because I just couldn’t help myself –I made new glaze labels! I saved about 30 minutes to throw on some black mason stain for my mask and quick, sketchy cups.


Pottery Artist Alex Mandli

Alex Mandli buffs his pieces to a shine, and uses a pit firing technique. Not only is his work full of labor intense skill, it has the organic quality of fire added to it that I love. It’s like a kiss of nature working with fire to finish your ceramics.

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Clay Mask Making

I have been wanting to make masks for quite a number of months now, probably since early last year. Here is my first attempt at a ceramic mask.