Jun 1st 09 2:44 am
Posts: 4
Joined: May 30th 09 11:23 pm

Handmade Yunomis Are Perfect for Tea (ajhpottery)

by ajhpottery » Jun 1st 09 2:44 am

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 2nd 09 12:02 am, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
Jun 1st 09 2:56 am
Posts: 21658
Joined: Apr 23rd 06 12:52 am
Scrolling: scrolling
Location: Back in the TeaCave atop Mt. Fuji

by Chip » Jun 1st 09 2:56 am

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
Jun 1st 09 4:52 am
Posts: 109
Joined: May 17th 09 12:28 am
Location: Moss Beach, California

by Moss » Jun 1st 09 4:52 am

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
Jun 1st 09 5:10 am
Posts: 735
Joined: Jan 27th 09 2:52 pm
Location: Alice's Tea Party

by woozl » Jun 1st 09 5:10 am

Welcome.
C'mon in,
Can I get ya a cuppa..... :wink:

Jun 1st 09 1:18 pm
Posts: 4
Joined: May 30th 09 11:23 pm

In the meantime

by ajhpottery » Jun 1st 09 1:18 pm

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

http://ajhpottery.blogspot.com/

User avatar
Jun 1st 09 7:25 pm
Posts: 8107
Joined: Jan 8th 08 11:00 am
Scrolling: scrolling
Location: Southern CA

Re: In the meantime

by Victoria » Jun 1st 09 7:25 pm

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.
:)

Jun 1st 09 7:36 pm
Posts: 4
Joined: May 30th 09 11:23 pm

Yes

by ajhpottery » Jun 1st 09 7:36 pm

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 8:00 pm, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
Jun 1st 09 7:44 pm
Posts: 8107
Joined: Jan 8th 08 11:00 am
Scrolling: scrolling
Location: Southern CA

Re: Yes

by Victoria » Jun 1st 09 7:44 pm

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
Jun 1st 09 7:48 pm
Posts: 2657
Joined: May 31st 08 6:44 am
Scrolling: scrolling
Location: Portland, OR

by Geekgirl » Jun 1st 09 7:48 pm

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
Jun 1st 09 7:48 pm
Posts: 109
Joined: May 17th 09 12:28 am
Location: Moss Beach, California

by Moss » Jun 1st 09 7:48 pm


User avatar
Jun 5th 09 1:03 pm
Posts: 395
Joined: Apr 25th 09 3:18 am
Location: Lousiana

by coloradopu » Jun 5th 09 1:03 pm

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

if you could of you working.

User avatar
Jun 8th 09 3:57 pm
Posts: 700
Joined: Apr 27th 09 6:20 am
Scrolling: scrolling

Re: In the meantime

by Mrs. Chip » Jun 8th 09 3:57 pm

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:

Jun 8th 09 6:33 pm
Posts: 4
Joined: May 30th 09 11:23 pm

Some have asked

by ajhpottery » Jun 8th 09 6:33 pm

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

User avatar
Jun 8th 09 9:42 pm
Posts: 21658
Joined: Apr 23rd 06 12:52 am
Scrolling: scrolling
Location: Back in the TeaCave atop Mt. Fuji

by Chip » Jun 8th 09 9:42 pm

Amy, I really like the pieces in the header for your blog! I hope to see more of that style. :wink:

User avatar
Jun 9th 09 1:35 am
Posts: 1590
Joined: Dec 31st 08 2:16 am
Location: The foot of the great Smoky Mountains

by iannon » Jun 9th 09 1:35 am

nice stuff!..I have actually been eying up a couple of your Yunomi's for a while now!