tammy jo schoppet

ceramic artist . author . the "hobby potter"

Tag: pottery

A Paradigm Shift! – A New Direction!

Paradigm Shift – “A fundamental change in approach or underlying assumption” I’ve spent the last 2 days trying to create a blog post to share the BIG changes I’ll be venturing into with my ceramic art journey! Pages upon pages were filled with excited chatter describing how it all came to together, why I’m making […]

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Episode 3 – It’s A Clay Party! – Back In the Studio…Trimming Bowls & Lots of Wash Glazing

Back for another week inside & outside the pottery studio and I’m journaling my projects, progress and learning experiences (both the good & bad)! This Weeks Video 2016 Hobby Potter Weekly – Season 2 – Episode #3 (8-6-16): – A Clay Party! : The week started of great as I ventured outside my studio for a fun […]

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Bowls – Burners & Tools …Contemplating “Tiny” – Hobby Potter Weekly – S2 Episode 2

It’s summer in my town…and boy has it been hot! Here is the second installment in the Hobby Potter Weekly video series for 2016! Catch you at the end for some additional thoughts! Hobby Potter Weekly Season 2 Episode 2: In This Episode: – Changing My Throwing Technique to Ease Pain I’m making adjustments as I throw […]

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2016 Hobby Potter Weekly – Ep. 1 – Hump Molds – Soul Bowls & Gallery “Attempts”

Hobby Potter Weekly is back! For the remainder of this year (until December 3rd) I’ll be sharing my weekly thoughts, activities and learning experiences in the studio! Blog posts will include a little more insight to my studio meanderings and also serve as a nice printed retrospect. This weeks video: ….an over view and extra […]

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Artists – Music – Wine – Food – Lucca Winery Summer Concert Series Event

I recently had the privilege of being apart of a 6 artist team pulled together by Nicole Slater, (a fine artist friend). We were asked to show our work at a winery concert held in Ripon, CA. Lucca Winery hosts a Summer Concert Series featuring music, food and wine tasting once a month and we were to […]

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What are you doing, writing a book?

As a matter of fact…YES! The last time I worked inside my studio was November 9th 2015, but my mind has been on clay and more specifically “cups” ever since! One of my 50th birthday goals was to put the 365 Day Cup project into a printed book…for posterity sake.  If I’m honest,  I’ve been putting […]

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