Category Archives: Wallyware collectables
“You gotta read this interview!”
This picture has a great story. Way back in 1991, we lived in Los Angeles and my daughters, Robin and Monica were two years old and six months. It was December, we were shipping pots like mad for the holidays … Continue reading
The 2013 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 an amazing … Continue reading
Where did Mitt make you ride, Seamus? “Roof! Roof!”
You heard it here first: Mitt Romney just put Wally in the V.P. spot on his campaign ticket! April Fools! Yes, this joke riffs on the now infamous Romney family summer vacation story. In case you haven’t heard it, … Continue reading
Clearance Sale! Mugs, plates and bowls for $10.00!
While I love doing topical humor on pottery, it does have its downside: it gets dated. And sometimes topical humor gets dated really really fast. But it’s wonderful to own an old design and wait a long time because after … Continue reading
Kids, caffeine and Jesus.
Here’s a joke I came up with ten years ago when “Wally” was a weekly cartoon in the Canyon Courier here in Evergreen, CO. It’s a bit of a soap-box message, but I really like the way it is drawn … Continue reading
The Mt. Saint Helens vocano ash mug
Here’s a new mug handle design that is actually an old mug handle design. I used to make a lot of these “loop mugs” when I first started making pottery for a living back in 1978. It’s got a really … Continue reading
"I’M YOUR BIGGEST FAN!"
One of the things I like about forcing myself to write this blog every week is the fact that I’m getting some interesting and esoteric stories about my work loaded on to the the web where they will hopefully be … Continue reading
Long Lost Wallys
Every so often I get an email from someone who has searched for me on the web because their treasured Wally mug, plate or bowl has broken and they need a replacement. The most recent request came from Mark in … Continue reading
My Top Ten Favorite Wally Adventures
I can’t even estimate how many various adventures my imaginary dog Wally has had over the past twenty-five years. The total number is probably close to a thousand, especially if you count all the various custom orders I’ve produced. Wally … Continue reading
What’s up with that spittoon?
One of the realities of being an artist is that you end up getting asked to donate your work to a lot of various charity silent auctions. I generally enjoy supporting worthy causes, but over the years I’ve noticed that … Continue reading