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Thanks for visiting Pottery By Sheryl. Let me tell you a little bit about myself. My name is Sheryl McKay and I make one of a kind stoneware pottery. I have been working with clay for about 15 years. Since I have never had any formal schooling, I guess you could say I am self-taught. I actually started out in the floral industry. I was a floral designer for 24 years. I've dabbled in many creative outlets, but once I got my hands on some clay, I was hooked!!!
In the beginning, I spent a lot of time in the library checking out all the pottery books I could get my hands on. After years of trial and error (and learning the hard way), I think I've found my groove. I work out of our home in the garage turned "studio". Needless to say, my husband has been a good sport about loosing his garage.
For me, there is just something about taking a ball of clay and forming it into…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 6
  • Joined February 21, 2011

Favorite materials

clay, carving tools

About

Hello,
Thanks for visiting Pottery By Sheryl. Let me tell you a little bit about myself. My name is Sheryl McKay and I make one of a kind stoneware pottery. I have been working with clay for about 15 years. Since I have never had any formal schooling, I guess you could say I am self-taught. I actually started out in the floral industry. I was a floral designer for 24 years. I've dabbled in many creative outlets, but once I got my hands on some clay, I was hooked!!!
In the beginning, I spent a lot of time in the library checking out all the pottery books I could get my hands on. After years of trial and error (and learning the hard way), I think I've found my groove. I work out of our home in the garage turned "studio". Needless to say, my husband has been a good sport about loosing his garage.
For me, there is just something about taking a ball of clay and forming it into a functional piece of art that is so gratifying.
It makes me happy!!!!!

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