Thursday, 3 February 2011
Stages of a pots development.
These lidded pots were all going to be
But I had seen a picture of a Michael Cardew Jug
That made me want to decorate them
in a different way.
So these two are not having the holes drilled in them
which I do with a normal drill bit.
As I need the stock these three get the hole treatment.
But these two get dipped in black slip.
I want to try this decoration on them
There is something about Cardew's work
that I feel deep down inside, but I can't explain it
I only know it gives me a warm glow inside.
Practising slip trailing on a piece of board before
I tackle this large bowl.
I haven't plucked up the courage to do it yet
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