Tomorrow as soon as Hil and the boys get in from school, we're off to a lodge house in Worcestershire, for a weekend away with my parents, my sister and my brother and his family, to celebrate my Dad's 80th birthday.
I've been anxious that I should get everything made and finished by tomorrow's deadline, so that I can go away and forget about pottery, relax and enjoy this special weekend. I haven't seen my folks since just after Christmas and we're rarely together, siblings and all, so it's going to be lovely.
This is a large Tyg that I finished this evening - it took hours to make.
Here's a little sgrafitto jug.
And a selection of baluster jugs
And here's a little video of today's sunshine.
That's all from me for now, have fun everybody, catch you soon.
That TYG is amaaazing! I like the variety of stamps that work so nicely together. Thanks for the springtime sun video! We still have snow 'blowin'in the wind'!
No daffodils on Cape Cod. It's been snowing lightly for going on three days. Feels like a ski mountain resort around here. Have a good holiday, Doug.
wehey your sprigging is just going off! brilliant stuff, i must say its looking quite organized and spacious even in your wkshp, well done! lovely sunshine...
Nice pots- so much detail!
Have some fun away- the pots will wait.
Looking good Doug. Love the tyg. Have a good time away.
Love the tyg; it is wonderful.
You've caught the feel of the recent weather perfectly and so wonderfully quite.
Happy birthday Mr Fitch senior
I hope you, Hil and the boys have a great weekend away to CHILL! That Tyg looks rather impressive.
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Have a good break you sound tired at the end there.
Ps: I finally got a memory card for my camera, so some short vids on the way soon.
The birds tweetinf at the end of that video sent my budgie on a fluttering tweeting crazy bouncing spree! Can yo uput a warning on next time please.
great video doug, looks like a dreamy day for a walk. i really like the tyg although i'm not sure i want to actually pass diseases with it. good to hear longevity is in your genes with your dad at 80. lots of nice pots around on your tour.
Thanks for the studio tour! That's an excellent place to hideout and get things done.
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