Sunday, January 27, 2008

new things to share...

some things are already bisqued. others just made this weekend. hopefully i will have colorful glazed work to show you soon. enjoy.

p.s. did you sign up for my ceramic classes yet???

Thursday, January 24, 2008

websites worth checking out...


Sunday, January 20, 2008

Ceramic Jewelry Clearance

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It is winter studio cleaning time. Pottery and ceramic jewelry is listed and will be added daily. Free shipping on jewelry items!
All of the necklaces are made from stoneware clay and then stamped with commercial and handmade stamps and linocuts. I also added the pendants I made on the potter's wheel. Stop by and check them out.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

New Clearance Functional Ceramics listed on my etsy site. I keep adding things daily.
My work can also be found at Room Service in Ohio City, located on Detroit Rd near w. 65th. (Its just before Cleveland Public Theater if you are driving east). I won't being doing shows for awhile so check out newer works there and on my sites for the meantime.
Also I will have pieces in the Geauga Humane Society's Empty Bowls Project. This is a great benefit for our animal buddies. Please show your support. Visit for more info.

Sunday, January 13, 2008

i just discovered a potter i like has a blog. you should visit it...

Saturday, January 12, 2008

clearance items being listed on etsy on a daily basis. its studio cleaning time! i have the next 5 months to make new ceramic goodies therefore i need to make some space in le studio. check it out!

Friday, January 04, 2008

Ceramics Classes in Cleveland 2008 Winter Schedule

Below is my schedule of new classes for Art House ( For more info or to sign up visit the website or contact Becky Cummings at 216-398-8556

Beginner Ceramics on the Wheel
Session One: 6 weeks Mondays,

February 4th ‐ March 10th 6:30‐8:30 p.m.
Session Two: 6 weeks Mondays, March 24th ‐ April 27th 6:30‐8:30 p.m.
Price for Member: $133 Price for Non‐member: $148 Registration Deadline: Jan. 21 ‐ Session 1
Instructor: Gina DeSantis
This class is designed for those students with little‐to‐no experience working on the potter’s wheel. Emphasis will be
placed on beginning wheel‐throwing techniques including wedging, centering, pulling, trimming, and finishing. Techniques for creating handles and surface decoration will also be explored. Tools can be purchased at Pat Catan’s, craft Center for about $10 dollars. *Class fee includes clay, slab roller, wheels, glazes and firings of several pieces.*

Advanced Ceramics
Instructor: Gina DeSantis
10 weeks Tuesdays, February 5th ‐ April 8th 6:30‐8:30 p.m.
Price for Member: $199 Price for Non‐member: $221 Registration Deadline: January 29th
This course is designed for intermediate to advanced potters. Through experimentation in shaping, decorating
and altering simple forms, students will develop a deeper understanding of functional forms. The coursework will involve both slab work and wheel throwing basics. We will also investigate the functional form’s evolution throughout ceramic art history. *Class fee includes clay, slab roller, wheels, glazes and firings of several pieces*
**Students who wish to obtain one graduate credit hour through Ashland University are required to create no less than
10 pieces, each exploring different shapes and decorative techniques, provide a 1‐3 paragraph artist statement that will
be presented during the final critique of the assignment, and keep a sketchbook of thoughts and ideas leading to their
final project.