I've had a number of frustrating failures recently- forms that crack in the kiln, colors that I don't like, blah blah. I guess things are going to frustrate you if you're pushing at boundaries.
Fortunately, I stick a planter or two into the kiln to keep the productivity at a respectable level. Here are a couple of recent pieces.
(All of these, incidentally, are up for sale on my Inventory Page. Winter is coming... and so is Christmas).
Wolverines are hard to render... the form (intermediate between a bear and a fisher) is hard to capture.