I have a few favorite potters that I follow and today I would like to share Lisa Naples of Doylestown, Pennsylvania. She is a Earthenware potter & sculptor. She does whimsical illustrated pieces that tell a story. A technique I am always drawn to. I admire her work and hope to take her workshop one day.
I took up Earthenware this year, quite different than the Porcelain I use in the majority of my work. I sent Lisa a email with a few questions. I was bowled over when she returned with an actual phone call! Saying it was faster to call than type. Such a sweet person and eager to help other potters. Since that time I have purchased a few items from her, not being able to restrain myself any further. I often buy cups from other potters that inspire me. Lisa inspires me to the extent a cup was not enough. I went for the goat mug, a goat in the kitchen, how unusual! I also added her cute bird creamer to my collection. I find myself using Mr Goat most often for my morning coffee and the creamer is the best size for filling the coffee machine with water and has a permanent place in my kitchen window with a view of the bird feeders! See them below. You can check out her other work at www. lisanaples.com.
Hi, glad you found my blog. And a Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you! The only time I celebrate my Irish heritage, 🍀🍀.
As I sit here in Richmond VA, taking a break from the beautiful Pacific Northwest, I am missing my studio. Visions of sugarplums dancing in my head, my brain is full of designs that I have great intention of creating!! In the meantime I can share another cup or two. Nothing new to my present followers, A sampling of Hand Painted.
Pears were a favorite last summer. They are hand painted on porcelain, a few different orientation of Pears. I will return to these for this summer, maybe Bosc Pears?
Crab cups, another design I have had calls for. Recently I have done Red ones. Here they are too.
Forgive my simple site right now. After my return home I can have more choices when I am at my main computer. In the meantime I missed our last big storm and enjoying sandal weather in the East. 😂😜 Talk at you later!
Cups are a staple in the functional kitchen ware. I have several patterns that I keep in the line.
Beach Poppy: My imagination designed a simple splattered tan/brown background glaze, with a orange/red poppy blooming on a deserted beach.
Emerald Leaf: is a leaf design slip trailed thru the piece. A green matt glaze with a over spray of gloss glaze, resulting in a satin and shiny glaze with crystals of blue & sometimes lavender shining thru. This color is easy on the eyes and will compliment any kitchen.
Hey There, so glad you found my blog, a new transition from my Facebook page. I have been making product in my home studio, sharing new items on facebook with comments from viewers like you.
Birch Tree Series, Winter Snow
This is a shot of my Birch Tree series, Winter Snow. It was highly popular last winter.
I will be transistioning over here from my other site, (facebook.com/SideDoorPottery). Hopefully I will be able to share some interest in the pottery world. I also have a Etsy shop, www. Etsy.com/SideDoorPottery. Stay tuned