Here's my studiomate, Josh Copus, after pugging what looks to be about 1200 pounds of local NC clay. This clay was excavated from a bank aside of a tobacco field. Josh has eleven dump truck loads of this stuff. He's set for a while.
A day's work. (similar pile behind him)
Josh in the clay pit
Local clay platter with silica slip and clear glaze, woodfired
Local clay bottle without slip or glaze, woodfired