D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO


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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby karmaplace » Nov 9th, '11, 13:02

iannon wrote:
shyrabbit wrote:Here's Today's Satin Celadon with Ash and Copper glazed Yunomi. It was fired to ∆10 (2345F) in my small gas kiln. It measures 3" h. x 2-7/8" w. and holds 6.25 oz. / 185ml.

must resist...I feel a TAD oncoming..someone help me...


I claimed it already. Sorry, iannon.
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby laura99 » Nov 9th, '11, 13:15

Great new set of wares to choose from here Michael! My husband dropped and destroyed my small TA SO ShyRabbit cup :(, so I have been shopping for a new one!

I just picked up this Shino, Wood Ash and Copper Great Carbon Trapping yunomi, so looking forward to seeing it in person!

http://www.etsy.com/transaction/62732424

Oh, and I would be happy to look at brewing vessels as well!
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby iannon » Nov 9th, '11, 14:03

karmaplace wrote:
iannon wrote:
shyrabbit wrote:Here's Today's Satin Celadon with Ash and Copper glazed Yunomi. It was fired to ∆10 (2345F) in my small gas kiln. It measures 3" h. x 2-7/8" w. and holds 6.25 oz. / 185ml.

must resist...I feel a TAD oncoming..someone help me...


I claimed it already. Sorry, iannon.

whew! thank you!
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby Chip » Nov 9th, '11, 14:24

As usual Michael, fantastic diversity in your glazes.

One of a kind glaze finish ... hopefully not. However it is going to someone named KY ... hmmm ... :wink:
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And ... to someone named Karma ... :mrgreen:
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I like both of these including the light interiors!!!

NOW, maybe we could convince Michael to do some of these with lighter interiors for tea viewing. I bet you would sell them a lot faster (to TCers for sure!). I like the look of the blackish tenmoku interior ... but my tea senses struggle with it. But this has not stopped me from purchasing a few ... including ONE with a white interior!!! :mrgreen: :idea:
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And yeah, lower and/or wider and/or tapers are a plus for some of us.

And yeah, the brew vessels would be an amazing progression. I envision some of your glazes in a hobin or various pot styles ... whoa!
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby Herb_Master » Nov 9th, '11, 19:57

Chip wrote:

NOW, maybe we could convince Michael to do some of these with lighter interiors for tea viewing. I bet you would sell them a lot faster


+1

Fantastic glazes outside, and interiors that let us see the colour of the liquor!
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby debunix » Nov 10th, '11, 02:01

Psst.....lovely size, white inside....

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby Chip » Nov 10th, '11, 02:11

... and curved tapered ... shuweet.
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby Stentor » Nov 10th, '11, 03:12

Chip wrote:... and curved tapered ... shuweet.


Only thing missing is the flared lip ;)

I love my Michael Coffee cup but a flared lip would make it more comfortable to drink from without having few tiny drops collect on the outside of the brim every couple of sips (it's also not tapered).

Maybe you should add some more classic bowl shaped tea cups with flared lips. I'm sure you'd take that classic shape to the next level with your style and glazes.

His craftsmanship is outstanding by the way. Just for the record. One of the best I've seen!

And wow, you've created some REALLY IMPRESSIVE pieces lately!
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby karmaplace » Nov 10th, '11, 06:04

laura99 wrote:I just picked up this Shino, Wood Ash and Copper Great Carbon Trapping yunomi, so looking forward to seeing it in person!

http://www.etsy.com/transaction/62732424


I really wanted that piece, but you beat me to it. :lol: Hopefully after it arrives you'll put up some pictures for us teaporn fanatics... :?: :mrgreen:
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby iannon » Nov 11th, '11, 22:40

I keep seeing new cups go up there on the shop and its making my head spin..TAD.. all so gorgeous
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby laura99 » Nov 11th, '11, 23:25

karmaplace wrote:
laura99 wrote:I just picked up this Shino, Wood Ash and Copper Great Carbon Trapping yunomi, so looking forward to seeing it in person!

http://www.etsy.com/transaction/62732424


I really wanted that piece, but you beat me to it. :lol: Hopefully after it arrives you'll put up some pictures for us teaporn fanatics... :?: :mrgreen:


Will do! I really need to get my camera out, I have a couple other new pieces I have not got around to photographing yet.

iannon wrote:I keep seeing new cups go up there on the shop and its making my head spin..TAD.. all so gorgeous


+1! That Graphic yunomi cup is very interesting.
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby debunix » Jan 8th, '12, 12:49

Finally shot a few pics of my beautiful new cup:

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It's hard to show the liveliness this deep glossy swirly glaze has in a photo:

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Chip wrote:NOW, maybe we could convince Michael to do some of these with lighter interiors for tea viewing.


As you can just barely see, this one has a lovely dark rim carrying the glaze inside but then the bulk of the interior is white:

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I also picked up a very cool darker earth toned shino with an interesting irregular surface but it was a gift so didn't stay here long enough to be photographed before it went to my tea buddy (who is enjoying it very much).
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby bonjiri » Jan 23rd, '12, 02:29

michael

enjoying your new palette of glazed wares
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby shyrabbit » Apr 6th, '12, 15:15

Hello all,
It's been quite some time now since I've posted to my page...I've been teaching (clay & printmaking), working on a top to bottom redo of an old log house, curating and installing exhibits here a Shy Rabbit and making work. I know I've said this before but..."where does the time go?"

I want to thank all of you that posted images of my work here and for your generous and supportive comments. I've also taken note of your suggestions to make smaller, wider, flared lipped and light colored interior works and as well, that I should pursue brewing vessels. I will now have time to move these ideas forward.

Thanks again for your support of me and my work, I truly appreciate it.

Michael
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby shyrabbit » Apr 7th, '12, 18:07

Hello,
says...Here's Today's Yunomi group from this week's firing in my small kiln...It's kinda quiet in the studio today, really enjoying it...Thanks for looking.

Michael
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