Tag Archives: Production

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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Branded Sconce

A customer ordered 7 sconces with a custom design; a Texas ranch brand.  They provided a thumbnail image.  We took it into Adobe Illustrator, traced it and saved it as a vector file.  Then it was scaled to fit the … 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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The finished address number plaque

The finished plaque waiting to be picked up and installed on our client’s front porch. See more our work at Clayworks.net

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Water Features

A collaboration with metal worker Colby Brinkman has resulted in our graceful new birdbaths.  A wheel thrown glazed bowl fits into a steel frame that lifts the water source out of cat range.  The frame can also be used as … Continue reading

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In Production This Week

Clayworks is working on a donor tile fund raising project for Johnson City, TX.  Also we are setting a table with critter tiles left over from a previous job.

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Craftsman style lamps

We got an order for 3 of these craftsman sconces. Two will be glazed black and one will be left the terracotta clay. Angelica can be seen truing the bottom of the lamp so that it will be square. she … Continue reading

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