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schizo319
« on: September 12, 2011 08:05:25 PM »

These are the pieces I've been working on this summer. I am a bit leaf obsessed...
I started with leaves out of my garden zucchini, squash and cucumber specifically -






Then I moved on to using smaller more varied leaves with slip on the background:








And finally the most adventurous pieces to date.

I had a larger version of this one, but it fell apart because it dried unevenly.



This is my favorite so far, I blended 3 different shades of stoneware clay on this one.



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« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2011 08:33:42 PM »

Just gorgeous! You do amazing work!
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« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2011 09:16:35 PM »

So so pretty! My favorite is the one first picture Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2011 09:20:37 PM »

Oh my gosh!! Those are so beautiful. I love the colors! I want them all!!
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« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2011 10:08:24 PM »


i love this one. i love the subtly mottled shade of brown, it looks so realistic Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2011 12:14:24 AM »

They are so lovely!
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« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2011 12:24:21 AM »

Leaves and pottery just seem to go together so well. The vase is lovely, but I must admit a great fondness for ferns.
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« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2011 04:13:40 AM »

Your work is absolutely realistic looking and beautiful!
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« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2011 05:00:05 AM »

Beautifully well done pieces, and it is great you used real leaves to create the piece. Also like that you used earth tones for the glazes.
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« Reply #9 on: September 13, 2011 05:28:41 AM »

Those are beautiful.  Great job.
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