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  1. Is wood a good material to make molds because i have three that i sometimes use for hexagonal plate forms and would like to use more, if not then what can i put on the wood to keep clay from sticking or something?
  2. Oh well, once again, we seem to be lacking suggestions for the QotW. I will humbly submit another of my own, with the catchy tongue in cheek phrase. . . Does size matter? Now that we have your attention, I will clarify. Recently I saw one of the most derided (by potters) movie representations . . . from Ghost , In the scene Demi Moore is throwing a large vase. . . sensuously. Whoa, but wait. . . is that piece being thrown off the hump? Why would they do that? Size! So that got me to thinking, about my own use of the hump, and throwing and how I use throwing off the hump. Most times I would never throw a vase of size off the hump unless there were something special about the trimming, or the some other structural thing involving the form. Most of my throwing off the hump would be smaller items like cups, mugs, chalice stems, lids, and other things that I can reasonably repeat the shape and size by using my hands and relative ball sizes to repeat the same form over an over. That got me to thinking about size in slabs also. . . especially when using a slab roller. I usually would roll out the largest slab I could, and cut pieces from that slab to build with. Often using a template, but many times using multiple smaller pieces to assemble without a template, only a sketch or mental idea of what I wanted to do, like a castle on a rugged mountaintop all out of slabs. The size of the slab did matter, as I often used edges, and other areas when needed, then used large pieces for base and interior supports. So in you work, Does size matter? Why, How, When! best, Pres
  3. From the album: Curves and Crisp Edges

    Slab construction, stoneware with a crackle celadon glaze.
  4. From the album: Curves and Crisp Edges

    Slab construction, stoneware with terra sigilata
  5. From the album: Curves and Crisp Edges

    Slab built using Feeney's Red Raku clay and glazed with Mayco Elements Burnished Steel

    © Linda Lees

  6. From the album: Curves and Crisp Edges

    Slab built from Feeney's Red Raku clay. Glazed with Mayco Copper Adventurine

    © Linda Lees

  7. From the album: Cham Solo's Pieces

    Same piece, different angle.
  8. From the album: Cham Solo's Pieces

    Different angle, same piece.
  9. From the album: Cham Solo's Pieces

    This one is one of my more abstract pieces. It was actually an assignment. We were supposed to create a combination of a slab piece with a wheel thrown piece. So there you have it, this is what I came up with.
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