Last weekend of the summer
School starts tomorrow. I’m kind of dreading it. Once it starts, the current carries you, but the atmosphere is such a contrast from the calm summer session, and the change is completely abrupt.
I had big plans for time in the studio this weekend, and I did spend most of Saturday and part of today there. I was thinking I’d do some throwing, which I haven’t done for months. However…I had three handbuilt platters to finish up which took WAY longer than I thought it would.
This evening I tried to handbuild some cups…and well, this is the result:
Handbuilding? I think I’m drawing the line at cups. I love throwing cups on the wheel…handbuilding them not so much. And, I think I’m just bad at it.
I am, however, kind of jazzed about the thick textured rim I put on a couple of the platters:
So…onward to the new academic year. My 16th (!) at UF.