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1  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Pottery, Ceramics, etc: Completed Projects / senior ceramics on: February 21, 2009 01:11:03 PM
so this was my first time EVER working with clay and what a better time to start then senior year of high school when your graded and judged on your skills... well luckily for me i seem to have some skill for ceramics SOOO this is what i managed to make for my semester of artistics ceramics. each assignment had specific building techniques and requirements so thats why the collection doesnt really "flow."
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this is a mug made from coiling, it was my second project ever. we had to put a face on it, preferably our own faces. i gave it my best but this looks absolutely nothing like me but i think the face turned out okay Smiley




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this was my very first and FAVORITE project. it is made with the pinch technique. the black glaze bubbled which wasn't intentional but i think it looks even better like that, it adds character Wink





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this is also made with the pinch technique. we had to make an "organic" pinch pot AKA anything found in nature. i went with the simple flower. the glazework did disappoint me because the red and orange were supossed to blend & melt together but they turned out looking stripy, but its growing on me.




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this was our christmas present project. we could choose the building method and design. my mother collects snowmen and candles so i decided to do a little of both for her. The base/head of the snowman is coiled and so is the hat/candle holder. this is one of my favorite projects because it turned out so well and i just think its cute Grin






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this was the biggest project we did- a cookie jar!! we had to incorperate a character on the jar.  This project was perfect for me because my nickname is Cookie (short for Brookie Cookie) and naturally my favorite cartoon character is cookie monster!! the pot and lid were made with coils & the slab technique. Sadly during the first bisque fire the cookie monster body fell off due to air pockets but nothing a little glue couldn't fix!!






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here's just a picture of the whole collection!!








feedback is wanted and greatly appreciated!
2  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / first jewelry post =] (VERY image heavy) on: February 22, 2008 10:36:21 AM
sooo, i've looked around at all the jewelry on here for awhile and i think i found a new addiction.
























so some of the pictures aren't the best, but let me know what you all think Smiley
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / uniform skirt? on: June 02, 2007 03:44:26 PM
i bought what i thought was a navy blue uniform skirt since my school recently got uniforms. well, it turns out its this horrible ugly skort with the shorts exposed in the back. it looks fine from the front. any suggestions of how to turn it into a skirt?

i was thinking of doing a basic pants to skirt idea since im pretty good at it. think the will work and make it less ugly? if you need pictures to help me or to help see what im talking about feel free to ask!
4  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Party Planning / i need some MAJOR help ASAP!! 16th birthday party on Nov. 24th! on: November 06, 2006 04:45:22 PM
ok so im turning 16 on nov. 24th ( in like 18 days! Grin) but i have no clue what to do for my party!! i really need some help...
but i have a lot of limitations and preferences

1) i cant rent out a place i have to have it at my house
2) i dont want a dance party, dances just arent my "thing"
3) i ant have a bonfire becuase too many other poeple have done it and i want to be original

can u guys help me out?! even if it doesnt have a theme have any ideas to keep me and my friends occupied for a few hours?!
5  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / purses are my calling on: September 17, 2006 05:09:30 PM
ok so clothes are definatley more of a challange for me but if theres one thing im a beast at its purse making. heres my latest creation & love of my life..


((thats a pocket))


no patterns.no directions. just looked at a picture and went for it and im so glad i did!
6  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / reversible purse! on: September 05, 2006 04:15:53 PM
heres my "first day of school" purse i made earlier today.. the question is which side should i wear it on?!






o yea and i pretty much winged it and made my own pattern for it

its pretty easy to figure out but if any of u need help just message me! Grin
7  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / fashion ad collage on: August 26, 2006 06:22:47 PM

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i needed something as wall art for my room and i absolutely LOVE looking at makeup/fashion ads and stuff... so about 2 years worth of allure magazines and a poster board later i got my personalized fashion collage poster... im not posting a tute becuase if you dont know how to use scissors and a glue stick u seriously have some problems
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / ruched shirt on: August 25, 2006 05:42:02 PM
ok so i have never done ruching before... well actually i have never done GOOD rucking before... so i had this shirt that was big n unflattering and blah..

. (excuse my best friend in the backround... haha <3 him...

and so i turned it into this (i had to put 2 pics together so thats why it looks wierd sorry guys)



o yea i got the instructions n stuff from generation tee
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / chunky sweater problem on: August 10, 2006 03:56:38 PM


i have no clue what to do with this.. its too big for me and i HATE turtle necks.... i really dont want to throw it away because it was a gift and an expensive one... any ideas??
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / who makes a long sleeve shirt during the summer? on: August 02, 2006 07:26:39 PM
this loser does! haha well im not really a fan... idk what it is. like its a little big for me and idk what i want to do to change it... maybe add a zipper down the middle? add a hood... i have no clue... help?

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