tammy jo schoppet

artist . author . youtube's Hobby Potter

Author: Tammy Jo

What a Month!!!

Today, I’m pondering where I started in this journey and how far I’ve come in just this one month’s time. NEW BEGINNINGS! Even though today is January 29th…my throw date is February 1st…the beginning of a brand new month!  Thank you YouTube viewers, Facebook Friends & Peeps..your encouragement has meant the world to me! In […]

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Pete & Repeat sat on a fence…Pete fell off..who was left…..REPEAT!

As I look around youtube at all the ceramic and pottery videos or on Etsy with so many varieties of ceramic works, I’ve realized there is a never ending supply of talented potters and ceramists out there!  They inspire me…. I’m an inspired hobbyist! HOBBYIST: “Is an interest pursued outside one’s regular occupation and is […]

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MUST READ!!!! Set Your Clocks Forward 3 Days…Reporting Live!

I’m breathing easier now, things are starting to click and the train is running smooth…plus FRIDAY’S ARE MY SATURDAYS! I’ll be short and brief today because I want to hurry up and get outside to the workshop.I’ve decided that it would be more helpful to me as I grow to keep the blog as my […]

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No offense taken…mistakes and videos…I’d rather learn! :)

Before I begin…here’s today’s video DAY 13 When I first started working with clay, I was not a healthy person. Physically and mentally speaking, I needed to just learn to relax through each moment, heal and take each day at a time. My Dr. recommended I learn a hobby, RIIIIIGHT, starting new projects and working […]

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Cups ~ Videos ~ Life!

The intent of the blog was to keep you posted daily on what I’ve been working on, my thoughts behind why I’m doing what I’m doing..just a little  more deep than the vlog.  That just hasn’t yet happened. What surprised me was the amount of time it took to edit and upload the vlog….big surprise.  […]

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Dialing in on the Details….

My scrambling is done for Christmas tomorrow and I was just going over my game plan for 365 Days of Clay Cups. 1st I wanted to say Thank you to my daughter Rebecca, she is a graphic designer and made a logo for the HobbyPotter.com website.  THANKS BECS! Now…the details. I keep going back and forth […]

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Getting Ready!

After spending a few days mentally playing out how to share my 365 Day quest, I’ve come to some very interesting dilemma’s and decisions.  1. Not every cup will take one day to complete. It will take a short time to throw or hand build the basic cup form, but there are the added details and trimming that must […]

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