This vase was made to be displayed in a soffit over cabinets — created ‘by request’. Coiled handles and Emerald crystal glaze worked together to achieve an overall interesting effect.
12″ high, Cone 05.
As usual, I skipped the Summer Session of my ceramics class, and instead worked on my own. Also as usual, accomplishments fell short of the goal, and there are only a few finished pieces so far, and fewer still are worth sharing.
Fish Dish #18, per customer’s specifications . . .
Plaque (reversible), wire hanger with beads . . .
Spindly-legged stand with fish carving, inlaid with colored glass particles . . .
I spent most of my time slip-casting and trying to alter the results into something unique. I acquired several different molds and 4 gallons of slip, and spent lots of time/effort making the pieces ‘artsy’ rather than ‘crafty’ BUT not quite there yet.
Pyramids embellished with fish . . .
Work in Progress . . .
Here’s a brief impromptu Legalize Pottery video which captures the “fascinating” process of brushing underglaze onto greenware. In this case, the greenware is a slip-cast pyramid which was hand-carved with images of birds.
Short Studio Tour from Mr152 on Vimeo.