I generally try to get professional images after every firing to document the best new work.
Sometimes I don’t have time and need to take the work to a show before I can get it photographed.
The next best thing is having my collectors send me images of their new pieces in their homes.
I’m glad to know where this one is, because it was one of my favorites from the last firing and now I can go visit it.
Thanks Wes for the image and for your support and interest in my work.
#newwork #16handsfloydva #potterycollector #woodfiredpottery #woodfiredceramics #joshcopus

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We had a big day yesterday at Silvie Granatelli’s studio for @16.hands tour.
Thanks to all the folks who came out. It’s great to have people like Deb (pictured here with her new piece) who have been supporters for years and to meet new people who are just learning about my work.
We are open from noon to 5pm today. Come on out.
In addition to my work and Silvie’s, my favorite jeweler, Agnes Seebass is here showing her wonderful work.
#16handsfloydva #pottery #woodfiredceramics #potterycollector

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Hey woodfirers! There is a not to be missed symposium in Montana this October organized by @teadubpottery
Check out @culturalconfluencewoodfire to follow along and head over to culturalconfluencewoodfiresymposium.com for more details

This is the latest in a series of international events generously supported by James Kasper (USA) intending to celebrate the confluence of multiple woodfire traditions. Organized by Tara Wilson and held in Helena, MT the symposium will build upon these previous events with a goal of continuing a dialogue encompassing all aspects of contemporary wood fire practices. The mountainous setting and rich ceramic community of Helena will provide a creative arena for presenters and attendees alike to openly exchange ideas, build relationships, celebrate and further the evolution of wood fired ceramics.

#woodfire #woodkiln #woodfiredpottery #woodfiredceramics

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Day 2. Flying solo. Cone 5 on the face in the first chamber. Bricks are nice and dried out in the back two chambers. Things are moving along nicely.
Thanks to @micahmakespots @kristeneasters @mattwegleitner @anagamax @gillandotypottery and most of all @carolinaflowers_ for all the help with the firing. Ya’ll are the jam.
#kiln #woodkiln #woodfire #woodfirenc #pottery #woodfiredpottery #woodfiredceramics #communitybrick #communitybrickproject #buildingcommunityproject

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16 Hands today from 12-5. We’ve got a great selection of rock cups to choose from and snacks to eat and @lauracookeceramics is here and the weather is nice and I want to. Is it with you. All great reasons to come hang.
@16.hands
#pottery #16handsfloydva #16handstour #republicoffloyd #floydva #potterytour #woodfire #woodfiredpottery #woodfiredceramics

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