Category Archives: C. PROCESS

1… small vessels and raku

SERIES OF SMALL VESSELS – four drape molded, four pinched DUE GREEN (that is, all wet working is done) WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 8 at the beginning of class. Your first assignment involves becoming familiar with (or re-familiarizing yourself with) clay as … Continue reading

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sgrafitto

SGRAFFITO is the technique of carving lightly into green (unfired) clay. The best time to do your carving is when the clay is leather-hard. That is: clay is leather hard when it is not yet bone dry (dusty and flakey … Continue reading

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artists: Kari Radasch

KARI RADASCH, artist. Featured process: APPLIQUE on ANGEL course materials/technical/applique for more information: Radasch’s:  flickr site WEBSITE etsy shop

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more on drape molds

Here is a video of a very fancy drape mold that is intended to sell very very nice bamboo molds and tools. While this person in this video uses cheesecloth to transfer their slab to the mold, I am actually … Continue reading

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about drape and slump molds

Something to note: Commercially made drape/slump molds are ridiculously expensive!!!! Check out the pricing on these things!! http://www.bigceramicstore.com/supplies/Molds/DrapeMolds.htm SOME TERMS: A DRAPE MOLD is a chunk of plaster (usually, though sometimes wood) that is the shape of the NEGATIVE space … Continue reading

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looking closely enough?

THE BEST THING YOU CAN DO to help yourself learn how to brainstorm and develop your own sense of design/style is to LOOK AT AS MUCH WORK AS POSSIBLE!!! I ran across the work of Tom Lauerman while searching for … Continue reading

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inspiration! more p-cups

kim westad (FIRST TWO IMAGES) her website and her ETSY SHOP and the second artist in the gallery below is diana fayt (LAST THREE IMAGES) HER WEBSITE HER FACEBOOK HER BLOG and a nice feature about her on DESIGN SPONGE … Continue reading

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