About the Author
Nils Lou is a life-long creator/player/teacher. From pottery to drawing to mixed media to sculpture, his playful approach to creativity has brought into being pieces that are original, engaging and filled with the unexpected. During the decades he has taught, he has challenged his students to a reach for, and attain, a higher level of creativity. He also the author of The Art of Firing, a key resource for potters around the world. He and his wife, fellow artist Diane, live and share their studio in the Oregon coast range.