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Oct 28

Nopal Tile

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Nopales (Prickly pear cactus) and Agaves are among my favorite botanical subjects.  Oaks and blackberry brambles are the others, but those are harder to find. The design was made freehand with slip trailed from a jacquard bottle, like the others.  After the fact, I found that it’s much easier to get the look I wanted simply by using three dimensional low-fired glaze called ‘French Expressions’ from Duncan. 

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