Category: My Muse!

How do I get motivated?

How do I get motivated?

It is already the middle of February and I can’t remember the last time I was out in the studio. The weather here in North Carolina has been the worse in the 18 years we have lived here. It has been so cold and raining that all I have wanted to do was curl up …

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And the Winner Is?

And the Winner Is?

Yeah! I am the first gift card recipient of the Beginner’s School contest for submitting the ear I sculpted while working through their online course Sculpting The Ear. I’m looking forward to see what new courses they will be offering in 2018. Happy New Year!

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Well, November was a bust and I haven’t worked much in my studio this month either. We finally got the kilns set up and working, but I haven’t worked on anything since I made the yarn bowls. I have been busy shopping for the holidays, but also, working on other projects and my pottery seems …

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Wilson Whirligig Park Opens

Wilson Whirligig Park Opens

If you live near Wilson, NC or will be in the area, they have a new park that just opened.  It is the “Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park & Museum located at 301 Goldsboro Street South, Wilson NC. Vollis Simpson is the artist behind the large whirligig’s that he made from scrap metal.  There are 31 whirligigs …

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Quotes

“Never never never give up.” — Winston Churchill
“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit” — Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) Greek Philosopher