Welcome, Teri! Teri has an extensive Website with many weird and wonderful objects and thoughts to consider. Be sure to check it out. Teri I find a definite link in your sculptures to Robert Arneson, one of my favorite ceramic artist. If you're not familiar with him, there are links to his work on my member page.
Low cost flat lapping disc can be used on you potters wheel if you, drill bat pin holes in it, and provide a trickle of water to cool it. At amazon.com, 120 grit for aggressive material removal. Click the image to purchase
Members have had great things to say about John Britt's new book, Mid-Range Glazes. Click the image to buy from Amazon.com
If you just want to spout off, it is best accomplished as a blog posting. If you want to get more guidance and ideas from other members, ask a question as a new discussion topic. In the upper right corner of the lists for both types of posting, you will find an "+Add " button. Clicking it will open an editor where you create your posting. 4/16/2014