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« on: May 01, 2008 08:28:05 AM »

Made this in ceramics this year! I'm super duper proud of it! I did all the carvings on it and I think it turned out excellent.  It was glazed in celadon which is supposed to be a clearish and the others are embellished with boston brown. 
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« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2008 08:47:51 AM »

It's beautiful, wow! The carvings are so pretty, lots of detail and the bubbles were a nice touch. The shape of the vase is really neat, too, I like how it narrows at the neck. The color choice was smart, too, anything else would have muddled your artwork.

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« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2008 09:10:05 AM »

Beautiful!  My extremely limited attempts at ceramics include a couple of very small, very crude coil items, and I am utterly impressed that you could achieve such supple shapeliness, the transition from the lower bowl section through the elongated flared top, AND a smooth finish...not to mention the wonderfully detailed etching (certainly your work is far more that than merely "carved").  The glaze and finish choices are equally superb.
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