In episode 2 of Around the Potter’s Wheel, Mike sits down with Richard Collison, a fellow potter and former owner of Palms Up Pottery of New Smyrna Beach, FL.(more…)
In the first episode of Around the Potter’s Wheel, you’ll learn how a music-loving Floridian ended up with his own pottery studio and shop in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains!(more…)
We’ve been keeping a secret! And we’re so excited to share it with you — WE STARTED A PODCAST!
This is something we’ve been wanting to do for a while now, and we’re happy to have it come to fruition. It’s called Around the Potter’s Wheel, and each episode we’ll sit down with various makers to talk about their craft. We don’t want to spoil all of it … so here’s a little teaser for you! Episode 1 comes out on Wednesday!
Unless you’re a high school art teacher, your last experience with making pottery was probably, well, in high school. And if you’re being honest, you probably didn’t appreciate it for what it was back then. Not only was playing around in the clay pure fun, but it was also good for your health! Making ceramics has proven to have numerous health benefits associated with it, including stress reduction, pain relief, and more. Here is a list of 6 health benefits that making pottery can have.(more…)
Fall in the South means SEC Football, and SEC Football means weekend upon weekend of tailgating parties with friends and family September through about the time it gets too chilly to stand outside. And even then, that’s why we have coats and bonfires, right? Tailgate parties can be hosted near a stadium, or by a stream in the Great Smoky Mountains, as long you have the necessary equipment and serve ware, that is. Here is our guide to the top pottery essentials for any tailgate looking to be a total touchdown success.(more…)