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Lori Watts
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Art on the Hill
A few weeks ago, after a long break from art fairs due to lack of an appropriate vehicle, I did a sidewalk show - the Portland Fine Craft Show.  I worked like a mad bastard to get ready for the show, schlepped and hoisted and waited and smiled in what I hop...

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What I found on my Vacation; or Welcome Home, Fish-Boy!
One thing I hope I have learned from many years of self-employment is that even if you love your work, you gotta take a break. With that in mind, this past week has been my vacation! Other people taught my classes, and I took a break from all things pottery...

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Tonight, We Ride
Saddle up the Nopetopus and nope on outta there . I am always telling my students that saying no is a very useful skill as a potter. People hear you are taking pottery lessons, and they start asking you for things. Can you duplicate this item I found at Wil...

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FAB Raku Results, & Recipe
These pieces are all wearing the same glaze: the aptly named FAB Raku, a copper luster variation ( Thanks, Captain Obvious. ) It can also do some brilliant turquoise crackle results, and some yellow/peach/puce (I know, it's a terrible color name! But a beau...

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We Interrupt This Blog...
...to bring you a special bulletin: I, Lori Keenan Watts, potter, teacher, wife, sister, daughter, Mother of Cats, denounce Nazis, Nazism, and all forms of racism and white supremacy. At this moment in our history, I feel it's important for all of us, as ci...

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The August Messy Minute, and the new Pottery Puzzler!
The August edition of the Messy minute is out! You can check out a half-assed version of it at this link , or, if you'd like to get The Messy Minute (the real one, without all the blank spaces!) in your inbox, shoot me an email with "Subscribe" in the subje...

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