Monthly Archives: November 2011
Pottery “The ceramic ware made by potters. Pottery is one of the oldest human technologies and art forms, and remains a major industry today. Pottery is made by forming a clay body into objects of a required shape and heating them to high temperatures in a kiln to induce reactions that lead to permanent changes.” – Wikipedia […]
I’ve been hearing more about technology in the kitchen lately with the rise of tablets and smart phones. Apple doesn’t have a corner on the kitchen tech market. All kinds of innovations in cooking have bubbled up in kitchen appliances in the past decade. What are we’re seeing in Twin Cities kitchens?
Artists and art lovers alike rave about the Grand Hand Gallery in St. Paul. Their beautifully curated collection of quality hand crafted art is unmatched in the area. Whether you are searching for the perfect Holiday gift or something for yourself, the Grand Hand is a place that you must visit.
Last Wednesday we began our November feature by chatting with Carter Averbeck of Trompe Decorative Finishes. The scope or Trompe’s repertoire is vast and the scale ranges from a single panel to an entire church restoration. Enjoy & explore some of my favorite projects and creative finishes.
There is a lot of art to be seen outdoors in the Twin Cities so I thought a fun little challenge was in order. I will be posting one photo of an outdoor piece somewhere in the metro area, on the first Monday of every Month. Your challenge is to give me the name, location […]
Ever since the walls of my office met Carter Averbeck, they’ve been considerably more popular. People cannot keep their hands off the forest of plaster trees that transformed a rather ho hum wall into a regular topic of conversation.