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« on: May 30, 2010 04:13:08 PM »

I recently started going to a pottery class. I am absolutely loving it. I've had 6 2 hour sessions and finally I have something to post.

Art Gecko

This is a stoneware Slab Vase, decorated using iron oxide and transparent glaze, also a little bit of coloured glaze for the gecko and the lady bird.

Hopefully I'll have more finished items soon, such as my zombie bear mug, inspired by one I saw on etsy and my Dali melting clock bowl both made using coils.

« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2010 04:23:16 PM »

Very lovely! Awesome work!
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« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2010 05:57:44 PM »

Ooooo.  I like your vase.  Nice work.

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« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2010 09:14:00 PM »

the glaze compliments the pice perfectly especially in the second photo. i love the little detail of the lady bird too

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« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2010 09:10:08 PM »

A very cool vase and I can't wait to see your Dali melting clock bowl :-)

Yes, you have to wait a long time to finally get the results of your pottery class! It's one of the hardest things about it, having to wait. As Tom Petty said.....


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« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2010 02:33:56 AM »

Tomorrow is my last class for this term....I'm sad  Cry
Definitely signing up for the next class though.
Hopefully I'll be taking home 2 more pieces tomorrow night.

I had my first shot of throwing pots, the other night.....OMG I feel like I have no control over how they turn out. It was great fun though and I giggled to myself just about the whole time. I did however end up with a small bowl, a larger bowl and something that I think will end up being a jug.

I also managed to have a go at Sgrafitto. Just the small bowl, but hoping to do a better desin on the begger bowl tomorrow.

« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2010 09:10:30 AM »

My second finished item.
Daliesk Melting clock bowl - made with coils and slightly triangular shaped. I used a Glen Fiddich box for the shape of the base.

I'm pleased with it although I was hoping it would be bigger. I love the outside glaze, but the white on the inside could have been more even. I'll try a different white next time.

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