Category Archives: Artful Book and Tool Reviews

6 Fantastic Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Classroom Experience

Do you find it frustrating to spend your time and money on classes and then find later you can’t remember how to do all the steps of a technique. You go back to review your notes and it seems like a martian had taken over because they make no sense? I’ve got 6 great tips for you, so you can make the most of your learning experiences! Continue Reading

Tip Tuesday- Slats

Ever wonder how we came to use slats for measuring how we roll out clay?  I guess we had to have something to give us a guide for thickness prior to firing.  Playing cards are handy and inexpensive, right?   Even though they are cheap the card certainly can get boring and frustrating.  You'll quickly… Continue Reading

Eye Protection

It's confusing what eye protection you should wear. We all know, duh, that our eyes are really important. We want to make sure we protect them. It's a no brainer to wear clear safety glasses when we are using the drill, sanding, etc. What about when we are using the torch, the kiln, etc? This… Continue Reading

More input…more input!

I love technical books. My bookshelves overfloweth with ideas, theories, techniques, inspiration, and more. I am reminded of that movie Short Circuit, 1986, where Number 5, the robot, is voraciously reading every book exclaiming "more input..more input"? This is exactly how I feel when I go for my weekly fix at Borders or Barnes and… Continue Reading

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