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« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2011 02:23:31 PM »

I love the dragonfly box!!!!! What glaze did you use? Did you make the mold for the dragonfly sprig or is it a commercial press-mold?

Thanks so much! I love it too - it's actually a flower pot that I did for my mom. I used an opalescent glaze called "moss green", I think it's made by Amaco. The clay itself is red earthenware - basically terracotta - it was a wonderful surprise that it turned out such a deep red/brown.

The dragonfly isn't made with a mold, just pieces of clay that I cut from a slab (or rolled into a rope) then appliqued onto the sides of the box (built around a Kleenex box). I did use a crackle textured rubber stamp for the wings, but the rest of the detail was carved out with sgraffito tools.
« Reply #11 on: September 24, 2011 10:43:43 AM »

Fantastic work!

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« Reply #12 on: September 25, 2011 04:01:56 AM »

I think my favorite is the leaf bowl. I cant stop coming to look at it.
« Reply #13 on: October 06, 2011 01:49:23 PM »

the owl plate is so adorable
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