Handmade Yunomis Are Perfect for Tea (ajhpottery)


Artisans share their TeawareArt.

Handmade Yunomis Are Perfect for Tea (ajhpottery)

Postby ajhpottery » May 31st, '09, 22:44

Hi! I'm Amy. As a potter, I've quickly discovered that the yunomi form is my favorite.

I like how yunomi teacups fit in your hand so easily. I like how the spotted shino glaze interacts with the alfred's blue glaze. The iron spots on the shino are an added touch. I prefer pottery that is simple. These yunomis are good for all kinds of tea.

Check out my blog for recent pictures of the latest yunomis that came out of the kiln this past Friday. Notice that each group of yunomis has different coloring, depending on the amount of reduction that takes place in the pots in the kiln during the firing. The reduction phase of firing generates color in the shino pots as the flame pulls the oxygen molecules out of the clay and the glazes because there isn't enough oxygen in the environment. Basically, the reductin atmosphere occurs when the amount of oxygen is reduced in a kiln. Reduction is a good thing; it makes each pot unlike any other.

Check out my blog for pictures of teacups! http://ajhpottery.blogspot.com/
Teacups are available for sale through etsy which can be accessed through my blog, which also shows teacups in the making!

p.s.. how do you add a picture onto a post? I'm confused.
Last edited by ajhpottery on Jun 1st, '09, 20:02, edited 1 time in total.
ajhpottery
 
Posts: 4
Joined: May 30th, '

Postby Chip » May 31st, '09, 22:56

Hi Amy and welcome to TeawareArtisans of TeaChat. I hope to see many of your works here.

In order to post a pic, it is best to use photobucket or similar hosting, however I got this off your Etsy as an example. Keep in mind that your photo is not archived here, so you must not change wherever you draw your photos from. I have done this twice so you can see my example. First I did it with 3 *** which have to be removed for the code to work, then I did it without the 3 *** so it works properly. I hope this helps.

Generally, your url needs to end with the 3 letters, jpg. The img code is easily added from up the function bar when you are writing a post. If you use photobucket, you can click onto the img option and the img coding is already added, just copy and paste.

[img***]http://ny-image3.etsy.com/il_430xN.69488867.jpg[/img]

Image
User avatar
Chip
Mod/Admin
 
Posts: 22180
Joined: Apr 22nd, '
Location: Back in the TeaCave atop Mt. Fuji

Postby Moss » Jun 1st, '09, 00:52

Beautiful work Amy. Very nice.

Welcome here, not that I have been here for ages and ages.

When you do get the hang of photos, please post some histoical pieces and not just the ones on Etsy. Want to see a lot of your work!

What great shinos! Excellent results.
User avatar
Moss
 
Posts: 109
Joined: May 16th, '
Location: Moss Beach, California

Postby woozl » Jun 1st, '09, 01:10

Welcome.
C'mon in,
Can I get ya a cuppa..... :wink:
User avatar
woozl
 
Posts: 774
Joined: Jan 27th, '
Location: Alice's Tea Party

In the meantime

Postby ajhpottery » Jun 1st, '09, 09:18

In the meantime, my blog has lots of pictures of yunomis!

http://ajhpottery.blogspot.com/
ajhpottery
 
Posts: 4
Joined: May 30th, '

Re: In the meantime

Postby Victoria » Jun 1st, '09, 15:25

ajhpottery wrote:In the meantime, my blog has lots of pictures of yunomis!

http://ajhpottery.blogspot.com/


Are you on Etsy? I didn't see the link on your blog.
:)
User avatar
Victoria
 
Posts: 8186
Joined: Jan 8th, '0
Location: Southern CA

Yes

Postby ajhpottery » Jun 1st, '09, 15:36

Yes, I'm on etsy (Click on ahuacani). Link is on the right with four pictures on my blog. Also, there are many pics of yunomis on my blog. If interested in any of them, just email me at: amyhuacanipottery@gmail.com
peace!
Last edited by ajhpottery on Jun 1st, '09, 16:00, edited 1 time in total.
ajhpottery
 
Posts: 4
Joined: May 30th, '

Re: Yes

Postby Victoria » Jun 1st, '09, 15:44

ajhpottery wrote:Yes, I'm on etsy. Link is on the right with four pictures on my blog. Also, there are many pics of yunomis on my blog. If interested in any of them, just email me at: amyhuacanipottery@gmail.com
peace!

The words "My Etsy Shop" are not linked.
I'll email you.
User avatar
Victoria
 
Posts: 8186
Joined: Jan 8th, '0
Location: Southern CA

Postby Geekgirl » Jun 1st, '09, 15:48

The problem is the Etsy blog widget. But if you click on the pictures in the widget you can get there. Or if you click on the shop name at the bottom of the widget, you'll also get there. If you click on Etsy, you will just get the parent site.

I wish Etsy would recode that.
User avatar
Geekgirl
 
Posts: 2700
Joined: May 31st, '
Location: Portland, OR

Postby Moss » Jun 1st, '09, 15:48

User avatar
Moss
 
Posts: 109
Joined: May 16th, '
Location: Moss Beach, California

Postby coloradopu » Jun 5th, '09, 09:03

nice looking stuff and nice ETSY shop. post more pic's please

if you could of you working.
User avatar
coloradopu
 
Posts: 395
Joined: Apr 24th, '
Location: colorado

Re: In the meantime

Postby Mrs. Chip » Jun 8th, '09, 11:57

ajhpottery wrote:In the meantime, my blog has lots of pictures of yunomis!

Hi Amy and a late welcome to the teawareArtisans subforum on TeaChat!
Your work is gorgeous. I am looking forward to seeing you post more of your yunomis here! :wink:
User avatar
Mrs. Chip
 
Posts: 608
Joined: Apr 27th, '

Some have asked

Postby ajhpottery » Jun 8th, '09, 14:33

Some of you have asked for more pictures.

I'm preparing for an upcoming show in Charlotte, so in the meantime, please check out my blog which includes LOTS of pictures which includes the making of yunomi teacups and some kiln pictures.

Just one click away....

http://ajhpottery.blogspot.com/

Peace,
Amy Huacani
ajhpottery
 
Posts: 4
Joined: May 30th, '

Postby Chip » Jun 8th, '09, 17:42

Amy, I really like the pieces in the header for your blog! I hope to see more of that style. :wink:
User avatar
Chip
Mod/Admin
 
Posts: 22180
Joined: Apr 22nd, '
Location: Back in the TeaCave atop Mt. Fuji

Postby iannon » Jun 8th, '09, 21:35

nice stuff!..I have actually been eying up a couple of your Yunomi's for a while now!
User avatar
iannon
 
Posts: 1631
Joined: Dec 30th, '
Location: The foot of the great Smoky Mountains

Next

Instant Messenger

Permissions
You cannot post new topics
You cannot reply to topics
You cannot edit your posts
You cannot delete your posts
You cannot post attachments
Navigation