Tag Archive: glaze

Nov 02

Spiky pot

spiky pot

This was the second of two pots that I made to try to replicate a pot I got (with plants!) at Lowe’s for less than the cost of the cheap plants inside it. Something about the subdued glaze and repetitive pattern really appealed to me, in a retro mid-century way (which is weird, because I …

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Oct 26

Blue Black Pinch Pot

blue green pinch pot

 This was one of the pots I made in the spring pottery session. It was technically a throwing class, but I wasn’t that into throwing. I’ve been drifting away from pottery for a while. To be honest, I mostly took the class because I wanted to be near my friends, and especially to be near …

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Aug 31

Deep Blue Flowerpot

deep blue flowerpot

 I think I had intended to do some surface decoration on this flowerpot, but the test tiles showed this oasis + clear glaze combination was so reliably beautiful that I decided to just showcase the glaze with a plain surface.

Aug 12

Shabby Blue Pinch Pot

 I meant this to showcase one of my hand-made rolled stamps, but the glaze was so thick that I can’t even tell what sort of design it’s supposed to be. I do like the glaze color, which I think is clear over oasis blue. It got fired before I finished smoothing it out, so it’s …

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Jun 18

Test Tiles

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 These are the test tiles I made for this session of pottery. My favorite is the one on the top left, and my second favorite is in the middle. I had planned on using sprig molds (the geometric shapes on some of these) but my silicone sprig molds weren’t that great so I discarded that …

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