Delving into the world of pottery

Glenn Woods knows a thing or two about pottery. The Indiana native has been a potter since 1974. Now, he and Keith Herbrand are co-owners of Pottery Boys, a studio on Bogie Lane in Palm Harbor. The studio is in a converted garage — filled with pottery wheels, pounds of clay and batches of handmade glazes. And, on Dec. 7 and Dec. 8, it was one of five studio stops on the 12th annual … [Read more...]

If you enjoy pottery, this tour is for you

People who are drawn to pottery are naturally attracted to the Tampa Tour De Clay, said Kim Wellman, of Wellman & Welsch Pottery in Lutz. This tour offers so much more than the chance to add some unique pottery pieces to your collection, said Wellman, whose studio is one of four stops on the tour. It also offers provides a closer look at what goes into the creation of ceramic … [Read more...]

There’s no shortage of holiday cheer here

The Thanksgiving turkey and all of the fixins’ — and all of the leftovers — are gone. Lucky for you, you’ve got a whole month of holiday happenings available for your enjoyment. Here’s a look at just some of the free and low-cost options being offered in the The Laker/Lutz News coverage area, with a few other regional events tossed in that we thought would give you some holiday … [Read more...]

Getting up close and personal with potters

If you’re curious about the art of pottery, you can satisfy your desire for knowledge during the 2015 Tampa Bay Tour de Clay. This is the eighth Tour de Clay, which is always held during the second weekend in December. It’s an event that gives visitors a chance to see potters in action at four pottery studios and the opportunity to experience a kiln opening at each. “It creates a … [Read more...]