Finished pulled handles. After pressing the bottom of the handle to the mugs with my thumb I cut the excess clay from the bottom of the handle with a felting knife even with the bottom of the mug. To finish them off I use a stamp with my initials and stamp the area of the thumb indentation.
Took my first clay classes at Bemidji State University in 1989. In 2002, after a long break, I started more pottery classes at Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI.
I do not have one area of interest, but that isn't to say I am unfocused. I enjoy making everything from coffee mugs to trompe l' oeil. I work with highfire stoneware, and low fire earthenware. I'm just clay crazy.