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Old 03-05-2009, 07:08 AM   #46
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Old 05-10-2009, 08:46 PM   #47
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Here's my latest in progres.. I call it catfish. here it is just finished and ready for the kiln...
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Old 05-10-2009, 08:57 PM   #48
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here's some recent finished stuff

a roast dish, matching lidded serving bowl and gravy boat.

Oh and to finish, a little something Hebe, my daughter (just turned 11), made pretty much unassisted.


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Old 05-10-2009, 08:59 PM   #49
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very cool - you have quite the talent there
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Old 05-11-2009, 07:06 AM   #50
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really killer stuff monnie! cool! I love the blue!
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Old 05-11-2009, 07:46 AM   #51
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Old 05-11-2009, 07:52 PM   #52
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Very impressive stuff monsta. Dau has your keen eye for detail.
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Old 05-11-2009, 08:19 PM   #53
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yes, she does...Unlike Marylin who hasn't a keen eye at all -hebe forgot the pupils! We're going with permanent marker. it's her visual aid for a project about MM.

thanks for your nice words, is nice to be good at something other than numbers and spreadsheets and being bossy!
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Old 05-20-2009, 01:55 PM   #54
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I love your pottery, monster. The roast dish and matching pieces are just awesome!
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Old 06-17-2009, 09:18 PM   #55
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Excellent work. Thank you for showing it.
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Old 06-17-2009, 10:06 PM   #56
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Oh that's a very fine roasting dish Monnie. Really is.
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Old 06-20-2009, 10:25 PM   #57
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why, thanks. I will learn if the catfish teapot survived the glaze fire tomorrow.... my instructor was all
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Old 08-06-2009, 04:54 PM   #58
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Mine are nowhere near as good as Monster's.. Nothing like them in any way.

In my defence, it doesn't help that there is a 5-6 week delay between making something, glazing, then getting the finished article. You're starting two or three new items bfore seeing your original end results, therefore I have not been able to learn from anything I have made (until now)

What I have made is certainly rough & ready. But one of the items at least, I adore. The second I am pleased with and the third is pretty much okay-dokey. Sadly, these are in the order that I made them.

Never mind, I have one more session in August, then I have been promised five more when the class re-forms in September. Then, I intend to learn Being fair, this class is more about socialising than learning - it's Occupational Therapy, not Pottery 101. In fact it's nowhere near being called "ceramics" - this was just the nearest thread I could find.

So without further ado, I present to you...
Picture 1: My bowl. I love it. It's uneven and poorly glazed but it is the first thing I ever made and I am made up. I can't stop touching it. Primative as it is, it's all mine.

Picture 2: My cat-themed candle holder. Those are little cat-heads (like the Whiskas symbol) cut into it. Again, it's chunky and uneven. But I can see myself using it for years to come.
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Old 08-06-2009, 04:57 PM   #59
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Pictures 3 & 4: My tealight holder.
I'm unhappiest with this because of the glaze. It was painted on - I mean, I painted it on - because that was the only way to get it pink. I wish I'd gone for a different glaze, because it's not come out as well. I like the shadow it throws (as intended) but it would have been lovely in a pale green/ grey or blue.

I won't insist on pink for anything else!

It should also have been larger and tidier, but as I said above, I made this without having seen a fired piece. I'll be more careful in future.
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Old 08-15-2009, 01:18 AM   #60
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Those are great, SG! my beginning stuff was way worse than that, I tell you! yes, many studios have a painfully and needlessly slow turnaround time ans ironically, now that I'm a little more experienced, I don't care how long it takes for stuff to come back, but I understand that in other studios, my experience would give me priority firing

for future referance, if you can, use the offcuts of your pieces to create "test tiles" and glaze them with what you plan to use for the main piece, and see if you like the result before glazing the main piece.

i paint all my glaze on, btw.
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