Author Archives: Stewart Gray

Two Craftsman Sconces

Two unglazed, unfired craftsman sconces are drying on a shelf and waiting to be glazed and loaded into the kiln. We will post photos of the sconces after they have been glazed red-brown, fired and fitted with art glass windows.

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Clayworks Article in “Austinist,”

There is a lengthy, informative article in “Austinist,” a web magazine.  The article regards Clayworks history and the upcoming East Austin Studio Tour (E.A.S.T.).  Rather than go into explicit detail, I’ll post the link and let you read for yourself. … Continue reading

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Sunroom Sconce

A Denton client shared images of his Clayworks sconces and how they look in his sunroom when the sun goes down.  

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Carpe Diem

Texas critters will surround the central Carpe Diem tile to make up a 20 in. x 20 in. plaque for the entrance of a client’s home. After setting onto concrete board, the plaque will be grouted, and the final product … Continue reading

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Westwood High School Mural

All the pieces for the Westwood High School mural are out of the kiln and assembled. Next step will be installation in the entryway of WHS. Designed by a student, the 6-ft. diameter mural is a gift to the school … Continue reading

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New pictures from a Clayworks customer

We ship out a lot of address plaques, and love seeing them in place.  This image came from a client in Boulder along with a comment: “I bought this tile plaque from you all back in March.  We finally had … Continue reading

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Just Completed

We’ve completed an order of 18 custom logo sconces for Foundations Community’s in Austin. Their sunburst logo along with a vibrant turquoise glaze adds a bright touch to their new location in South Austin. In Progress Among other inscribed paver … Continue reading

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Kiln Gods Have Done Their Job

During the East Austin Studio Tour we invited guests to sculpt clay figures or “kiln gods” to be fired along with other items to bring good luck to the firing.  Feel free to come by and pick yours up.  We … Continue reading

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More EAST ’09 demonstrations on the 21st and 22nd

Once again Clayworks guests Barbara Lugge, Ben Livingston, Bob Swaffar and Donnie Hungerford along with owner John Gray will display and demonstrate their talents.          

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Movie Cameras in Front of Clayworks

Today a scene from the movie “Machete,” directed by Robert Rodríguez is being shot in front of Clayworks.  While it’s inconvenient to have the street closed and for customers to be blocked from parking on 6th Street it was interesting … Continue reading

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