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« on: June 05, 2013 09:12:02 PM »

I've chosen the rectangle as a shape for my entry in the "Shape it Up" challenge.  Since I've been working a lot with clay recently, I decided to make a stylized clay version of a photograph.  

While awaiting the Valparetta (Water Taxi) in Venice, Italy, I snapped a photo of the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore situated across the water.   I love the way the silhouette of the  boat docks in the foreground, contrast with the outline of the church against the sky to give the appearance of 3 distinct layers.  With this in mind, I sized & printed several copies of the photo.  I cut each copy into a differrent layer---editing out some of the details.  Using the paper patterns as a guide, I cut each layer from fresh clay with a utility knife.  I stacked & adhered them before firing & glazing.  I use a brass easel for displaying my "Clay Photo".  






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« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2013 05:25:08 AM »

This is stunning! Looks just like your photo, too. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2013 05:18:07 AM »

that looks wonderful!
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« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2013 06:55:53 PM »

Beautiful! Great concept.
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wow - great idea and outcome.
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