The days are getting shorter and signs of fall are growing. I’m still able to gather flowers from my garden and enjoy a few tomatoes from the vine, but seasonal changes are noticeable. Preparation for upcoming shows, holiday special orders and gift-giving season are in full swing in the studio now.
I’ve always enjoyed the change of seasons. Each time of year holds unique attributes to savor. Winter brings sweater-weather and a desire to bake; Spring encourages new growth; long days of Summer inspire lots of outdoor activity, and Fall is a time to harvest and prepare for multiple family gatherings. I notice the pieces I make in the studio often reflect this seasonal rhythm as well.
Holiday decorations, baking-dishes and serving pieces are in the works. Often, my inspiration for these creations is influenced by my own kitchen, entertaining and decorating needs. What recipes do I like to make and serve in the fall and which ceramic shapes will help fulfill that purpose? Additionally, I like to hear from you. What are you looking for this time of year? Click on the photo if there is a specific shape you're interested in! I welcome your input.