Author Archives: aliceaustintx

Moving Clayworks Blog to Shopify

We have decided that it makes more sense to bring all our blog activity over to our website, instead of continuing to use WordPress, where we’ve kept our blog, “Mud” for ten years. So, beginning May 2019, new posts can … Continue reading

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Handing Down the Art of Calligraphy

Clayworks has been hand lettering clay tiles for decades. Most of the work is done for church, school, and nonprofit “name-tile” fundraising projects. My dad, who had some experience in pen and paper calligraphy, learned to apply the technique to … Continue reading

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Boteco Food Truck

We have a new food truck! Boteco sells Brazilian street food and has done a great job sprucing up area where they serve their food at handmade picnic tables under the shade. I had the pastel de carne and yuca … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead (and discount code)

It’s safe to say that Day of the Dead is our favorite holiday here at Clayworks. When we were kids my dad made paper maché heads to put on sticks to line our sidewalk at Halloween. And he loved making … Continue reading

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Reviving Mud

Written by Alice (the potters’ daughter) The last post from Clayworks here on our blog, Mud was in 2013. I’m not sure what happened in 2014, but I know why there were no posts in 2015, ’16, or ’17. In … Continue reading

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