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#1 Mart

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 08:10 AM

Dark vase 40 cm x 28 cm
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Biglou13 asked for more information so, here we go:

White vase is 16" high and 14" wide. There was no way to fit anything bigger in to the kiln. I actually built it a bit higher and wider because I knew it's going to shrink while drying.

For clay I used heavy grog (0.5-2mm) stoneware clay. It's built from hand rolled coils (we do not have extruder) on the throwing wheel and covered with white engobe. No glaze.

 

I love this mixed building technique and if we had a larger kiln, I'd build them much bigger. :)

 

Black vase is built the same way. This vase is 15.7" high and 11" wide. I used heavy grog (0.5-2mm) brownish stoneware clay.
II used black engobe. No glaze.

 



#2 Chris Campbell

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 08:28 AM

I love the vases ... nice form, they really sit beautifully, quiet yet powerful ... I covet that burgundy chair too !!


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#3 Biglou13

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 11:51 AM

Great photography! Great set! Great pots!
I'm told hand rolled coils are stronger for building.

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