Today was our third pottery lesson! Our pinched bowls have dried completely, which means they’re ready for sanding. They feel very dry, like a dusty chalkboard. The bowls will go through two firings before they’re finished. One, which will bake the clay completely and harden it, and the second which will melt and fuze the … More Keeping Crafty: Pinch Pot part 2…And coiling!
Recently Scott came to me with the idea to start taking pottery lessons. His friend, Rob, had been going to the pottery workshop for about a month, and coincidentally, it was right down the street from Scott’s apartment! About a twenty minute walk away, right across the boulevard from the ever mysterious Musildong prison. To … More Keeping Crafty: A Pinch Pot
Like Marta, I’ve always struggled to find artistic happiness in Korea. Between the desk job, creatively vacuous environment, and disconnect from like-minded people, it can be absolutely soul-crushing. On the plus side, having so much free time means being able to take up more time-consuming hobbies. For me, that means crochet. I’d dabbled in it … More Keeping Crafty: A Crochet Purse