Thinly thrown beakers, swipe to see the same form sliced in half when freshly made on the wheel. I don’t do this much these days, cutting pots in half, but back when I was learning how to throw it really does indicate how well you’re moving the clay. The most common issue you’ll find is weight in lower half of the walls, excess clay that you’ll either have to trim away, leading to a drastic change of shape, or simply live with a pot that’s bottom heavy, which is fundamentally a show of poor craftsmanship, (depending on the shape of course and if it’s a functional vessel or not). The cavity you see underneath is simply where the wire has pulled the base up as I yanked it upwards to reveal the cross section. These are thrown with about 200 grams of clay and I really try to get them as thin and tall as possible. My glazes go on quite thickly, so if the clay walls beneath are thick as well the piece ends up being much heavier than usual. The lip is thrown to a sharp rim, this fits nicely into the corners of your mouth in a way squared off rims or overly chunky ones don’t, it also conveys a sense of fineness. If the rim were to be razor sharp you’d imagine the whole vessel to be incredibly delicate and as light as a feather, whereas a thick squared rim does the opposite, before even picking it up you might imagine it to be heavy. Lips and edges communicate so much about the vessels they encircle.
There isn’t much to trim away on these but I do anyway, I place them upside-down over a chuck that fits snuggly into the interior space of the beaker. I’ll then skim over the outside just to make sure the walls are nice and straight while also removing a little bit of clay. The bottom corner is turned the most, there’s inevitably going to be more clay there than anywhere else, so I turn a bevelled edge around the diameter of the base. The wiring off marks are trimmed over and smoothed and finally my maker’s mark is pushed in.
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It’s couple days away from @westcoastcraft in SF. We have made these little dudes table lamps in time for the show this weekend! 👯♀️#sprinkles #shapes
Друзья, что касается линейки touch the nature?
Ближайшее время работаем в формате индивидуального заказа.
Если вдруг соскучились по лету, пишите в direct!😉 Не все цветочки есть в наличии, но чем сможем поможем!❤️
Thrilled to be part of [Gold Frankincense Myrrh] exhibition✨
at Butcher Works Gallery
Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 2NS
Mon 2 - Mon 23 December
Open daily 11am-3pm
Closed on Sundays
A beautiful and inspiring exhibition of contemporary art, craft and Christmas gifts.
Organised by the Academy of Makers
6-8pm on Tuesday 3rd December
#goldfrankincensemyrrh #academyofmakers#butcherworksgallery#exhibition#butcherworks#artandcraft#sheffield#handcrafted#ceramic #gourdandhorse
Photo credit: Donald Insall Associates.co.uk / Picgra.com
Литье головы орла.Вот так я делаю литье латуни и алюминия для ножей.Вырезаю форму из пенопласта,прессую в обычный песок,оставляю каналы для литья и выхода воздуха,плавлю металл и заливаю.#ручнаяработа#своимируками#хобби#литье#орел#могусам#handmade#hanmadehome#handcrafted#craft#eagle#hobby#design#idea#увлечение#идея#пенопласт#фигурки#sculpture#резьба#алюминий#handcraft#сделаноруками#сделайсам#metalart#art
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