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« on: August 26, 2014 10:13:02 PM »

my partner asked for some fun coasters. she loves octopus so i made these coasters for a swap.
i covered the pottery with first a layer of white glaze then a layer of black. when it was dry i scratched of areas of black glaze to create the design. the coasters were then coat in clear glaze.
the technique leaves a slight textured 3d effect (depending how big and deep your scratching is) which i like but unfortunatly dosnt photo well Sad



the whole set, my favourites are the 2 on the right Smiley






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« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2014 06:31:30 AM »

Lucky swap partner. I love how you created four very different images. Hitting this rocks!
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« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2014 07:34:53 AM »

You know, I am not a fan of octopi myself - except grilled or deep fried with a zesty dipping sauce.... but these are frankly gorgeous!
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« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2014 10:39:38 AM »

These are amazing!
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« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2014 06:49:15 PM »

Not a big fan of octopi either, but I like your work.
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« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2014 07:36:31 PM »

These are SO gorgeous! I love them so much. Lucky partner!!
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« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2014 11:18:36 PM »

These are beautiful!
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« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2014 09:13:19 AM »

These are awesome! I love that they look like wood cut prints!
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« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2014 11:25:09 PM »

thank you Smiley

These are awesome! I love that they look like wood cut prints!
ive been studying wood cuts and lino prints  recantly, i think it kinda overflowed onto other areas Undecided
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« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2015 08:52:06 PM »

How did I miss this post?  Shocked

I'm so in love with them! No guest will ever lay their drink on these! EVAR!
These are mine to keep and for others to be jelly of Cheesy (sorry!)

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