Fall is in the Air

Even though the leaves are still green and the temperatures still hot, the days are getting shorter and fall will be here before we know it. I am very excited about creating harvest themed ceramics! My new projects for this year are wheel-thrown acorns, pumpkins, and gourds. Perfect for seasonal harvest arrangements and decor. The …

So Much has Changed

The coronavirus has changed all of our lives. We have more studio time than ever because of the quarantine and travel limitations. So now we visit family via Zoom, use on-line shopping sites, and limit errands away from home. We are not attending any shows this year and have decided to just keep going with …

Let us Introduce Ourselves

Jim and I are the owners of Leaman Pottery, a cottage operation in the Catoctin Mountains. We suspect we live somewhere near Camp David but have never tried to determine exactly where Camp David is located. Its highly unlikely we would be invited in any event, so it really doesn’t matter! As an introduction to …

5 Part-time to Full-time Changes I to Love

With the holidays over and family obligations now at a minimum, my throwing schedule has taken on a new rhythm. I was thinking today of the things that make throwing pots on the potters wheel as a full-time clay artist more enjoyable than working at clay part-time with the responsibilities of a full time  job …

New Owner at Little Pottery Shop

The new owner at the Little Pottery Shop has sold a canister set that had been “hidden” on the back of a shelf for 3 years. He has painted and redesigned the displays and sales have picked up. Of course the weather has helped tremendously now that the very short spring and summer have arrived. Have …