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I am a potter. I grew up in the great state of Maine where I enjoyed sledding in the winters, swimming in the summers, and getting muddy in the stream behind my house. These days I can be found getting muddy in my studio.

I like making. Getting into the studio, scratching my head and deciding what to make. I like drawing. Flushing out sketches of people: lumerjacks, vikings, 70's mustachiod men. And I love combining the two, imagery and pottery. When I see people getting a kick out of an image and connecting with a pot I know something worked. Thats pretty much what I'm after.

All of my work is durable high-fire stoneware and meant to be eaten off of, drank from, and generally enjoyed. It is lead-free, microwave and dishwasher safe.

I fire my work in a wood burning kiln, a process that takes roughly 20 hours of…

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  • Joined November 14, 2010

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I am a potter. I grew up in the great state of Maine where I enjoyed sledding in the winters, swimming in the summers, and getting muddy in the stream behind my house. These days I can be found getting muddy in my studio.

I like making. Getting into the studio, scratching my head and deciding what to make. I like drawing. Flushing out sketches of people: lumerjacks, vikings, 70's mustachiod men. And I love combining the two, imagery and pottery. When I see people getting a kick out of an image and connecting with a pot I know something worked. Thats pretty much what I'm after.

All of my work is durable high-fire stoneware and meant to be eaten off of, drank from, and generally enjoyed. It is lead-free, microwave and dishwasher safe.

I fire my work in a wood burning kiln, a process that takes roughly 20 hours of continous stoking. Late in the firing, I add salt. This type of atmospheric firing creates rich and varied surfaces as salt and ash melt on the pots, making each one unique and somewhat unpredictable.

Find me on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/jeffreyliptonpottery

or on my website at http://jeffreyliptonpottery.com

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