New Sculpture In Progress

I do a lot of walking around and around these hand-built vessels while I’m forming them.  (Click here to see the video in my YouTube channel!) Over and over I check to see if the curve of the sphere is how I want it.  To make sure the curve of the rim is a circle… Read more »

Last Chance To Get Handmade Gifts By Christmas

Small fungi pottery bowl by Jenny Hoople of Authentic Arts

If you need any last minute gifts, but still want to gift something handmade and meaningful, consider buying something handmade by me if you don’t have time to make it yourself! Order by December 20 to get it by Christmas! You can still get anything from my online shop by Christmas because I’m offering a… Read more »

Rainbow Rocks Necklaces, Rainbow Gemstone Earrings and Mandala Stones Coming Back For A Limited Run

little rainbow gemstone earrings by jenny hoople of authentic arts

Heads up! This Monday I’ll be bringing back limited runs of some old favorites: I’m getting ready to list a handful of Rainbow Rocks necklaces, Rainbow Gemstone earrings and hand-painted Mandala Stones. They’ll be available for just next week, so watch for my email or if you aren’t signed up for my email list, sign… Read more »

Childhood Christmas On A Back-To-The-Land Farm

A couple weeks ago, I told you about how we’d trek through the woods to get Christmas trees with my dad.  There was more to the woodland magic of Christmas mornings on our back-to-the-land-farm. Back then my adventurous Dad heated our house with wood. Every year, when we woke up at four AM on Christmas… Read more »

Get a Print Copy of my August Sketches Book

Did you love my #augustsketches book? I’ve fleshed out the 64 page sketchbook with stories and explanations and it’s available here for purchase as a 92 page print book. Give yourself a break this holiday season.  Hold these images of refuge in your hands.  Take some time to sit and connect with our collective human… Read more »

New Mugs In Lichen Green, Lake Blue and Birch Bark White

Lake Blue hand built pottery mug by Jenny Hoople of Authentic Arts

The feel of warm, smooth tree bark under your fingers as you sip your morning tea, making time in your day to viscerally connect with our natural world, to embrace a more authentic experience of life.  With my new line of hand built mugs, it’s as easy as enjoying your morning cup of tea (ok,… Read more »

New Lichen Platter

New Lichen Platter by Jenny Hoople of Authentic Arts

OMGOMGOMG, this lichen platter is AMAZING!!  If anyone wants to snag it early > $250 plus $50 shipping. It’s still warm from the kiln!  Be the first to email me and it’s yours. (If you’re reading this in your email, just respond to that email!  You can click here to view the video of the… Read more »

Life Lessons From An Opossum: An Art Story

Opossums are underappreciated.  I used to think of them as rabies threats that snarled at you with wicked grins and naked rat tails.  But then, I men one in my garden.  And that sweet creature changed my mind.   This opossum story is a part of my project to transform my #augustsketches sketchbook into a… Read more »