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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
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
“When they go low, we go lower!”
This year’s presidential election results were overwhelmingly sad for those of us who value honesty and integrity. The bad guy won and we are now looking at a whole heap of ugly stuff to come down the pike for our … Continue reading
The 2015 Holiday Ornament Contest!
It’s that time of year again! It’s time for you, my customers to show us what kind of jokes you’ve got and what weird kind of ornament you want to hang on your tree this Christmas. It’s been a good … Continue reading
The King And I
So I made this coffee mug for my rock hero, King Tuff and I gave it to him after the show last night. He liked it, he really liked it! This mug is a riff on his song about how … Continue reading
I’m Back on the Wheel!
My blog post from five weeks ago featuring an x-ray of my broken arm is pretty sad, but the good news now is that I’m recovering well and I managed to throw about 350 pieces in the past few weeks. … Continue reading
Here’s where my ideas come from….
Wally’s latest adventure has a good story behind it. My wife and I were out for dinner with friends and one of the women in our group told us she’s always wanted to come up with a Wally cartoon idea … Continue reading
The 2012 Holiday Ornament Contest!
Here at Wallyworld, it’s an annual tradition to encourage all of my Wally fans to come up with the new holiday ornament design. My all-time favorite came two years ago when Kelly Garvin put together Christmas and bedbugs for the … Continue reading
Following that music muse right off a cliff….
OK, I’ll be the first to admit that these new mugs are even weirder than my normally weird pots. I don’t know what got into me. I’ve done lyrics on pots before and the problem has always been that the … Continue reading
So if the world as we know it does come to an end when the Mayan calendar runs out this December, Wally and his doomsday merrymaker buddies will be ready to restart civilization with a bunker full of laughs and … Continue reading