Tag Archives: Expressive Clay Art

When Life Gets in the Way of My Art

Life gets in the way. I’m sitting now in my office trying to write my first Expressive Clay Art blog since December 2016, feeling embarrassed that I’ve let it go so long. That’s the thing about blogging; it needs to … Continue reading

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Thoughts for the Many Different Types of Mothers on “Mother’s Day”

Mothers come in all shapes and sizes. As per dictionary.com, the definition of “motherhood” as an adjective is “having or relating to an inherent worthiness, justness, or goodness that is obvious or unarguable”. As Mother’s Day approaches, I find myself … Continue reading

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Who Says You’re Not Creative?

Do you know that if you think you are creative, you are more likely to be? Does that mean if you don’t see yourself as creative you are actually less creative? I used to be one of those people who … Continue reading

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Sending An Item Off To It’s New Home

The only compliment I can really trust is when someone pays me money for one of my ceramic pieces. Everything else is my mother telling me it’s nice. I love to sell my pottery for that reason. Why then is … Continue reading

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What’s With the Color of Your Plate? (Read Before You Set the Table!)

Color matters. It just does. In fact, Winston Churchill once said, “I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns”.   Though not completely understood by scientists, a … Continue reading

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Are Two (or More) Heads Better Than One?

by Leslie Farin My home ceramics studio has been in place for almost six months now and I feel very comfortable in my new space. I love the convenience of being able to work any time, day or night, as … Continue reading

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Oh, How I Love When Art and Science Meet

by Leslie Farin As a child raised by a chemical engineer father and an artist mother, I was exposed in abundance to both the science and the art worlds. Many believe scientists are driven by data and artists by emotion, … Continue reading

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Welcome To My Studio

by Leslie Farin Today is my first post on my new blog. I hope to inspire others the way I was inspired by so many along the way. For years I’ve taken pottery classes and frequented outside workshops and studios, … Continue reading

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