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Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Flowers N Slip

There ought-a be a play on words with the above title. And i'd play with it too, ceptin' my mind's tired and there's still a lot of studying to do tonight. Also hope to throw a couple more pots.

The flower arrangement consists of the flowers bought at Michael's. This is but a temporary visual for truly, they were purchased as glazing aids. Just couldn't resist taking a photo of them while they exist in this arrangement.
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Last night, for the first time in 2 years, tried slip glazing. Have read about it before, but must admit, was so busy trying to learn everything else, paid scant attention to this aspect of pottery.

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It was fun!

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Now let's keep our fingers crossed that my configurations were correct and that it glazes out well. This is all new territory for me and there's many a slip betwixt thought and the kiln.
Here's to new glazing adventures
Chae

3 comments:

theysaywordscanbleed said...

that's a beautiful arrangement.

Arlene,
West Bremerton florist

cynthia said...

Love the slip painting - it looks so carefree!

chaetoons said...

Thanks Arlene and Thanks Cynthia !!!
The flower arrangement was fun to do and a "spirit uplifter". Am trying to figure out how i can "keep" the flower arrangement yet use the individual flowers & curly stalks as glaze applicators - simultaneously!
Cynthia - the slip painting was pretty "carefree"! The slip was probably too wet and ran into the other color faster than i wanted it to! Actually had a design in mind but it ran away as the two slips slid all over the place!
Hugs
Chae