In this project I am seeking to create a still life of objects about a trade or a trades person in which I will pay homage to the relics or tools of that trade. This will be a collection of at least five objects, visually describing or responding to the trade. In the three possibleContinue reading “Blog Post #5 Still life Project”
I was excited to experiment with the new slip trailer I purchased last week. First I completed several sketches of birds in floral designs, which were influenced by Japanese woodblock prints. I went to the ceramic studio with plans of making slip, transferring my drawings to the bell shapes, and then throwing several plates. ButContinue reading “Blog Post #4. Observer to Participant Project”
Trying again with this picture. Sketch for slip trailing.
Slip trailing on bell.
Bird sketches for slip trailing on a bell for the observer to participant project.
I trimmed my practice cylinders, creating domes and adding various handles. The new cylinders are about four pounds each, except one that I had problems with and had to trim the top. My cylinders should be dry enough to trim today. I will be removing the bases and forming domes as with the smaller practiceContinue reading “Blog#3. Observer to Participant Project continued”
In thinking about this project, my goal is to engage all five senses, so that the observer may fully participate in the ceramic piece I am creating. My thoughts go to bells, which allow the participant to hear a sound. The first bells started to appear around 2000 BC in China. The earliest bells wereContinue reading “Project #2 Observer to Participant”
Mel and I made plans last Wednesday to merge our interests in this project by creating a vase. I threw three vases on the wheel to select the preferred one. After three days of drying, draped in plastic, I further dried it with a heat gun. Since the vases were somewhat tall and rounded atContinue reading “#1 Make it Work”
Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.
This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”