Tag Archive: porcelain

Feb 07

Autumn Gold Leaf Book

autumn gold leaf book

  I started this with a base of some autumnal-print calico. I love autumn. I love leaves, the colors of autumn, cool weather, everything. (It’s kind of ironic that I live in a city where we don’t have autumn.) I had a plastic stencil I bought at a wonderful craft boutique while on a trip …

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Sep 10

Malcolm’s Blue

Malcolm's Blue

Oct 01

Glass Porcelain Charms 3

glass porcelain charms 3

These are the charms I set out to make when I undertook this project. I bought a dress that cries out for some unique jewelry to go with it.  I thought these would turn out more pinkish/beigeish, but since they are translucent, they might turn the color I want when held up against my skin. …

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Sep 26

Glass Porcelain Charms

glass porcelain charms

My friend and pottery mentor Bridget Harper made this special porcelain that vitrifies at a low temperature.  She warned me that it wasn’t easy to work with, but I was able to roll out thin sheets by using a pasta machine.  I stamped these with commercial rubber stamps, then trimmed them to 1″ square.  They …

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Sep 23

Oak Leaf Pendant failures

oak leaf drafts

This is a second set of oak leaf pendants I made, using a different sprig mold.  I didn’t clean them up well, figuring that I could do it once they were bisqued, but that’s turning out to be not feasible.  I can’t stand the sound of dry sanding, and I’d rather make all new ones …

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