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My Greatest Hits, Part 1.

This picture was taken 40 years ago, the very month that I started my career as a professional potter. I had already plunked down first and last month’s rent for studio space at Santa Barbara Ceramic Design and was working … Continue reading

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A Most Unusual Firing.

I just rolled out a kiln load where 95% of the pots are cartoon free. Why? I had always wanted to burn through all the odds ‘n ends bisque ware that accumulated throughout the years. An experiment with an asymmetrical … Continue reading

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Rudy, Stormy, Kanye and Ted mugs!

Sometimes I like to think that my job is producing cryptic objects that will confound insect art historians millions of years in the future. When all the wood, metal and computer hard drives have decomposed, it’s the sinks, toilets and … Continue reading

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“Wally, set the Wayback Machine to 1994!”

Here’s a crazy story. Back in 1994, I got this strange idea to stash away some Wally mugs for people in the distant future to see.  I didn’t set a date for their unveiling and I didn’t hide them in … Continue reading

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Farting Unicorns A-Go-Go!

As you might guess from the look of this delightful art bowl, I’m going nuts with the farting unicorn motif. There is a new section in my online store entitled, “Here’s where you can buy the Farting Unicorn pots!” and … Continue reading

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Hey Elon! Check Out My Electric Car Mug Makeover!

Last year my electric car mug design received some nice recognition when Elon Musk tweeted it and declared it to be, “Maybe my favorite mug ever.”  In March of 2017, my farting unicorn graphic was put into the operating systems … Continue reading

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Wally’s Holiday Shopping Guide

The last firing of the year has been rolled out, every single pending order has been shipped, and we’ve still got a really good supply of work for all of you end of the season shoppers.  Here’s a nice little … Continue reading

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My new online store is finally ready!!!

This tomato is screaming for joy because my new online store is up and running at last! As of today there are over 250 items in it and more will be more added within the next couple of days.  It’s got … Continue reading

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Here’s my free trip to Gitmo!

I was dropping off work at the Show of Hands Gallery in Denver last month, and Katie, the owner, suggested that I come up with a new anti-Trump design because that’s my top-selling theme for them. This joke just popped … Continue reading

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The world’s greatest tomato art pots!

It’s tomato time again!  For the past four years I’ve been sending tomato-themed pots to The Tomato Art Fest at the Art and Invention Gallery in Nashville, TN.  This is a wonderfully weird art event that even includes a parade of … Continue reading

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