Introducing Sacred Smudge Bowls

Introducing Sacred Smudge Bowls

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 in Blog, New Products, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

It’s always good fun to find new product lines in clay. The options are endless in this wonderful medium and we are only limited by our imaginations. Sometimes we rely on others to offer inspiration and new ideas. That is how Sacred Smudge Bowls entered my life. My daughter, who lives in Vancouver, was in a New […]

Experience the Magic

Experience the Magic

Posted by on Oct 25, 2015 in Blog | 2 Comments

I always knew that, for me, clay had magical powers.  From the very beginning, it could transport me away to another place.  And over time, I learned to allow the power of the clay to direct me as I began to understand its magic. With time and practice, I discovered how to transform a lifeless […]

Today in the Studio

Today in the Studio

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Blog, New Products | No Comments

Wow! I can’t believe I haven’t posted what’s happening ‘in the studio’ since May. Believe me, I’ve been in there working hard. I have been focusing on The Artist’s Garden Studio Tour, so most of my recent writings are about the garden. Here’s an update on the studio: I am trying to keep up with […]

Update on Metal Stands

Update on Metal Stands

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

You may recall my last posting about these wonderful metal stands that Miranda’s boyfriend, Cass made for me. This is where we left off at that time: Since then, I have fired, glazed and fired again the ceramic inserts for these garden pieces. Here they are as I first assembled them: Thanks to Brad for […]

In the Garden June 24, 2014

In the Garden June 24, 2014

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Blog | One Comment

June 24, 2014 It’s a delightfully drizzly day today – perfect for photography. Our summer drought is already underway so the moisture is most welcome – and the garden looks spectacular! If you are coming by for the garden tour, your official greeter, Miss Cali Cat, will be awaiting your visit. She has taken to […]

Making Garden Art Pieces

Making Garden Art Pieces

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in Blog | 5 Comments

On Mother’s Day weekend, my daughter, Miranda and her boyfriend, Cass came to visit. We had a wonderful time with perfect weather. It was a nice opportunity for us to get to know Cass better. Cass is a welder by trade, so I took him on a garden tour to see all the metal art […]

Looking for The Pottery Store in Chemainus BC?

Looking for The Pottery Store in Chemainus BC?

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Blog, Studio Specials | 2 Comments

Hi, My name is Peggy Grigor, owner of The Pottery Store in Chemainus. Thanks for dropping by. We want to take this opportunity to thank all our clients, patrons and visitors for your support over the seventeen year history of The Pottery Store. Although our Willow Street store front is now closed, I invite you […]

Classes and Workshops in 2014

Classes and Workshops in 2014

Posted by on Feb 2, 2014 in Blog | One Comment

In my last blog entry, I mentioned that I have renovated my studio, and part of that process was to sell off all my extra pottery wheels. Since then, I have received quite a few comments from former students asking what my plans are for teaching pottery. In addition, I receive regular requests from newbies […]

Studio Renovation Complete

Studio Renovation Complete

Posted by on Jan 21, 2014 in Blog, Studio Specials | 5 Comments

We are only 18 days into the New Year and my first resolution is completed! Not bad! There’s nothing like starting the year with a clean, fresh renovated studio. The process started last August, when we decided to enter yet another turning point (one such event resulted in the creation of Turning Point Arts) in […]

Tea in the Garden – An Art Card adventure!

Tea in the Garden – An Art Card adventure!

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 in Blog, watercolours | No Comments

I just had to share my good news! I was selected by artist Summer Robertson to be the subject of one of her wonderful “Once Upon a Pear” art card series. For the first time, Summer agreed to reveal her creative process by talking about the painting as it evolved. She recorded it on her […]