Wednesday, 5 August 2009
Slipware Soup Bowls
I'm quite sure I'm not the only Potter
who See's a shape that they like whilst making another pot.
Does that make sense ?
What I am trying to say is that while I have been throwing cereal bowls
using 1.5 lbs of clay, Half way through the process I could see another shape that every time I caught sight of it made me think " that would make a great soup bowl shape".
But I couldn't make it because 1.5 lbs of clay was going to make it too big.
I have had this image in my mind for a few months now
but I wasn't sure if I should put some kind of handle on them.
Then last week I was talking to Marion in the kitchen about my idea
and my "to handle or not to handle" predicament.
and all she said was
" why don't you just put a little lug on it ?"
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