Pinecroft Workshop 

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I'm back home in North Carolina again after a wonderful workshop at Pinecroft Centre for the Arts in Aylmer, Ontario.

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This scenic property creates a very relaxed and inspiring atmosphere for creative work.


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Inside the studio, students overlooked the lily pond as they created interesting patterns with colored clay for the first time.





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Tony Clennell 

accepted my challenge to throw the colored clay for  us. 

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Being the excellent potter he is, he produced some stunning cups. 

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The next day he added handles. Perhaps we have converted him to color ... NOPE... that would mean abandoning the loves of his life ... wood firing and reduction gas kilns.





The workshop attendees produced some beautiful work ... 

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Here's the last day rush to see and photograph everyone's pieces.







Even Tony snuck a few shots ....


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.... and the girly mug got sent to it's new home






Sadly, the tools get packed up, the studio gets cleaned ....

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... and we all head up to the Green Frog Tearoom for a last delicious lunch together before we say goodbye and start our journeys home.

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