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compassion pottery & fundraising sales

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My overall goal is for my pottery to bring comfort to all who use it: comforting to use, hold, and to look at. My pottery can be purchased in stores, shows, and in my studio. This site shows only a small representation of my ceramic creations. Many of the pieces on this site are sold but could be used for custom orders.  All proceeds from the sales of my pottery, and my pottery classes, will be donated to mutual aid groups in the Boston area, and organizations helping folks who are struggling with food insecurity and more, due to the pandemic. I show a sample of the many items for sale for this fundraiser below. For my Compassion Pottery Fundraiser, see my blog for more pottery than these samples, my throwing/studio video , and prices: Studio Together & Dag pottery for sale . Compassion Pottery Fundraiser Reminder Stones Items in stores. All contents of this site are property of Debra A. Griffin ©1981-2021.  No images on this site may be used without permission.

pottery for sale at Theracopia Yoga Studio, Southborough

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Theracopia Yoga Studio is at 54 Central St., Southborough, MA. Starting Dec. 17, 2018, my   pottery is for sale in the reception area, ongoing now. It is mixed in with other things in this display, as of July 24, 2019:  reminder stones, scent stones, bowls, plates, mugs, necklaces, notecards, and more. For the Craft Fair at Theracopia: Dec. 5. 2017,  I showed my pottery while other crafters/artists showed their wares. This was (most of) my display. All contents of this site are property of Debra A. Griffin ©1981-2021.  No images on this site may be used without permission.

pottery for sale at Five Crows, downtown Natick

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Five Crows is in Natick, MA.  This very awesome gift shop has had my pottery for sale for many years now.  Here is my pottery display there, as of Sept. 26, 2020  (50+ new things!):  They also have a bowl full of Reminder Stones near the cash register.  Reminder Stones make a great gift, with a note you add to the back, if you want.  Or keep for yourself; put in a special place, or carry in your pocket! I demoed throwing pots at the  Artist’s Salon  at Five Crows,  May 3, 2018 and various times before. All contents of this site are property of Debra A. Griffin ©1981-2021.  No images on this site may be used without permission.

pottery sales at Uni-T (Natick Mall... then downtown Natick center/online)

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Uni-T was in the Natick Mall. Eugin, the owner, closed the store in the Mall in July 2019.   She will continue to sell some of my pottery, and my reminder stones, online. In 2020, Eugin opened a new store on 8 Court St., Natick. Here is the website:  shopuni-t.com . It was a great store with lots of locally crafted one-of-a-kind items. Eugin makes great t-shirts. I love the images she creates and the words she puts with the images: about social justice, the environment, good health...and more.  Eugin had my pottery on display starting Jan. 2014. Below shows (some of) what she had as of Dec. 10, 2018.  The two shelves of pottery are all mine: All contents of this site are property of Debra A. Griffin ©1981-2021.  No images on this site may be used without permission.

fun with dripping and pouring glazes

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I enjoy the chance occurrence of where glaze goes when I play with dripping and pouring glazes. It turns out random because it is hard to control; this give me good practice in letting go of control. I hand paint around the dripped/poured glazes. This was a process I started in the summer 2017...still doing it in 2019 (and in 2020 now and then).  These are my favorite color combos in poured/dripped glazes. These top ones (reds with dark glaze) were finished early Sept. 2019.  Elaine, a student, first used this combination of blue glazes. Thanks for the inspiration! Double wall container, gorgeous glaze mixing. Plate and bowl, colorful set. Black in middle, earthy deep bowl. Big dish! and matching handled bowl. All contents of this site are property of Debra A. Griffin ©1981-2021.  No images on this site may be used without permission.

vases of all kinds

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A vase can hold cut flowers from the garden. Or a plant you want to root. Or dried natural material. Or it can be left empty, as it holds a space on a shelf or table top. I make vases because I am inspired to play with form, and they turn out this way.   I feel happy with this one called Pockets .  I have it on my kitchen counter with a matching red rock in a pocket  and some spider plant babies rooting in the middle.   This is set of two small vases with carved rims.  The bases are made from repurposed extra handles and form a heart. This is a "frog" for flower arranging (flute-like structures are glazed into the water dish). Heart Rim Vases, carved. This large round vase is decorated with texture from a resist, wash-away technique. Fused-glass pieces I made, wired into custom cut spaces. Watercolor Tree Contour Pitcher Blue Curves My potter friend, Elizabeth, came to my studio one day and threw bottles.  She left them for me to trim, carve and

small & misc

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It is fun to create small things. My reminder stones are my most popular item. You can write a message on the back and give it as a gift. It can be carried in a pocket or kept in an often seen spot... like at a computer.  Activism Stones (4 change, equality...) Salt shakers (load from the bottom, no stopper needed!).  Favors for Shoba & David's  Wedding. Rear View Mirror Charms (can hang anywhere). Garlic keeper. Spice graters. Hand-built "Mushroom" Bowls. Open Mouthed Wood Nymph. Ring Holders. All contents of this site are property of Debra A. Griffin ©1981-2021.  No images on this site may be used without permission.

sets of similars and/or colors

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I generally don't set out to make sets because folks don't buy sets. When I make something I like a lot though, I make things to match and it forms sets. I can always make more of any of these, or sets of other things that I have made that aren't in a "set" already. This soft green and cream "nature" set was inspired by a design on a dish towel. I like how the glaze ran around the wax resist spots on these.    I cared these animals: box turtle, lion, elephant, zebra, and giraffe, onto these cups and bowls. Fun!  The backs show the environment the animal lives in, and/or the food it eats.  Close ups and other views:  Elephant (front and back).  Lion's environment. Giraffe's abstract neck and tail goes around the cup. Turtle's environment and eggs.  Parrot Waxed sunflowers and designs. I threw a hollow rim and carved it after trimming on this big vase/deep bowl.  It was fun to care the deep ridges and rim