An older friend of mine had to move and couldn’t take her pottery studio with her, so she gifted it to me, the whole kiln-and-kaboodle.

So I started experimenting with the hand building methods and came up with these “face jars”. They are everyday food-grade pots for salt, pepper, or tea.

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My friend’s Monsterpot “Teddy” eyeing Gracie (dog in photo)…

“Bubba”– I like to give them each names, because to me, each one is a little person…

Pearl and Goober

Fluffy and Vlad

Eyeball mugs



A toad house

Eyeball pitcher