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« on: July 01, 2004 02:54:31 PM »

Anyone else interested in cermaics.. I'm one of only 4 people who have made it to third year at my school, but I'm entering senior year and need good ideas.. here is a peice or two I've made, but they were from first year, so they've improved..




the first ones a small candy bowl, but the other is a very large bowl, its 8 inches height, and width at the top is 19 1/2 inches.
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« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2004 11:26:51 AM »

All I can see are red Xs...   :-(

Um, hi everyone, I'm sarah, and I'm a craftaholic...
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2004 02:49:39 PM »

yeah, cant see the images either

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« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2004 03:58:28 PM »

The Art of Contemporary American Pottery, by Kevin Hluch is an awesome book with great pictures, I always flip through it when I need ideas.  A potters workbook, by Clary Illian is also a good source.

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« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2004 11:43:21 AM »

I love ceramics, I only wish I had access to a pottery wheel.  Right now I only paint and glaze bisque and greenware.  Hopefully I'll be able to make something out of clay soon!  Currently I am scratching  out a picture of my state capital onto a plaque.  The plaque has been underglazed black and soft fired.

I'm not able to see your pictures at this time, but 2 techniques I always like looking at are raku-ware and horse hair.  Good luck w/your studies!
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« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2004 11:13:51 AM »

Great work!
Really, really great-- bowls look well-balanced & I love your use of color. I am envious of you ceramics skills, as everytime I try it winds up looking just like the stuff I did in Kindergarten. Sigh.
 I hope you keep it up, let me know if you have a show or a sale!

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« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2004 03:08:04 PM »

I can't see the images. Sad

« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2004 06:52:55 PM »

I took Ceramics last semester, but it's a one-semester thing so next semester I have to do painting instead (I like painting, but I had SO much fun with ceramics!).  I wasn't very good at it, but I made a few things that were kinda cool. 

Right now I'm trying to find a way to get ahold of a kiln.  They go on Ebay for fairly cheap...good ones, too (or at least better than the antique kiln I used).  I'm just worried about space/wiring/if it would be a fire hazard/ how I absolutely cannot take it to college with me/ a million other reasons why everyone doesn't own a kiln.   
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