Lots More Making

Still powering on with the making in preparation for Earth and Fire.  Think I'm almost there, which is good news as the number of potential firings between now, and us packing up, are rapidly decreasing.  I got lots back from the recent glaze firing which included some of the items with the monoprinted coloured slip... Continue Reading →

Glazing Over

The problem with making so much stuff is that it comes back and then you've got a whole heap of glazing to do! I don't think I've ever had so much back from the kiln in one go. I worked initially on all the pieces that had come back from their second bisque firing, heading... Continue Reading →

Making Cups

Amongst other things this week I've started making some cups. This is very much a work in progress at the moment as I'm still unsure what the best way to do this is. The easiest method would be just to throw them but I think this will look incongruous next to the rest of the... Continue Reading →

Production Overdrive

If I thought last week was productive it has nothing on this! I think now that I'm finally set on an overall style for my tableware, I've found it much easier to ramp up the making and I'm brimming with ideas for further pieces. I've made even more plaster bats! Three smaller plates and a... Continue Reading →

Results Just In

It's been a very varied week at uni with lots of making and a number of things back from the kilns.  First off are the coloured slip test tiles.  The colours are probably not best shown in the photographs below, but in the flesh there are a number that I think will work brilliantly, either... Continue Reading →

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