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Monday, December 14, 2009

BAMF* teapot....

Stevo was over here a week or two ago and I was trying to tell him how difficult it is to make a CORDUROY sided teapot (like PANTS) and then I told him that I wanted to go one further with corduroy and make it on the diagonal. TRICKY alright. Here is a small teapot experiment, totally BAD AZZ, eh*?
Speaking of Stevo I have this special project to finish for him--dang its getting close to Christmas I better hurry and....
well, then there is the missus. The Missus is a Cornell writing student and let's just say that there is a final deadline this morning and she was up doing something, including using a hole punch, and I probably didn't go to sleep till after one. That is rather latish for me. And Penny beagle, per usual, wanted to get up earlyish.
STILL, should prove to be a totally busy day full of fun making stuff and making cookies and did I mention a gallery in Colorado wants to show my work? That could mean, since it is a ski resort town, a long WINTER retail sales season, which is usually dead for me......

(teapot by Gary Rith)


Gallow said...

This is great! I also like how the handle turned out.

Anonymous said...

hey congrats amigo on the gallery in colorado. you know how those ski bunnies like to settle down to a nice cup of tea after a long day on the slopes out a handmade gary teapot

Unknown said...

Wicked. :)... and congrats on winter work!

Unknown said...

AND!!!! they usually have a couple extra pesos in their jeans just waiting for Gary Rith pottery to show up so they can snatch it up and take it home!

Reverend Awesome said...

Making your way West!! Manifest Destiny. Your art anyways.

Congratulations. I heart these skulls so hard.

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I am a full-time studio potter, sculptor, and dog walker, married to superhawt Missus Tastycake.