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Upper parts of the hydria are starting to come together. The container is just over 18" tall at this stage and was wheel thrown in two parts, assembled on the wheel, allowed to dry for a few hours and then given the final shaping/neck-forming. With the addition of the footed-base, the greenware will stand just under 24" tall...that cannon happen until the base is hardened sufficiently to hold the weight of the upper portions.
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This is the first of the two ram horn handles attached to the hydria project. From the original sketch, the ram's head and horns were to scale as an attachment for the hydra...now, it is starting to feel a little more like a ram's head with a hydra attached. All to say, sometimes you just roll with it and see how things turn out. Some minor alteration of the belly of this pot has been done (i.e. the round form has been elongated slightly)...I'll sleep on this change before making additional alterations. The forming of the ridges on the horn does take a bit of time...probably an hour and a half, plus 2 cups of coffee . -Paul
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