Author Archive dpeschio

Wooden bowls by Robert!

Robert’s wooden bowls are both functional and decorative.  Each one comes from a fallen tree either found by Robert or donated by a friend.  Robert’s reverence for nature, especially trees, adds to his pleasure at preserving pieces so people can appreciate them for many years to come. Robert’s bowls are made from cherry,  maple, apple, […]

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Ikebana series

Years ago, a friend gave me a lovely little vase with flower pins inside it.  Every time I put a few flowers in it, I felt like a bit of an expert in flower arranging.  Recently, I started making my own little vases with flower pins inside, and I call them Kenzan Vases. I asked […]

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Shino glazes tend to range in color from milky white to a light orange, sometimes with charcoal grey spotting, known as “carbon trap” which is the trapping of carbon in the glaze during the firing process.  Kathie’s explorations of carbon trapping techniques have resulted in some pieces that are very black, with orange interiors.  She is […]

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Yuba Glaze

I developed the Yuba glaze in 2007 and it is one of my most popular series.  It has flecks of gold and a range of flowing blues, greens, occasional pinks & even purples.  I named it after the Yuba River in northern California’s “Gold Country”, where I grew up. Just like the river, you need to […]

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Sales of Centerpoint Studios pottery has been suspended until January 2017 because Kathie is caring for young grandchildren.