Tag Archive: stencil

Aug 19

Stencil Slab Pot

┬áThis slab pot, as well as the other one, were great learning experiences. Mostly I learned that slab building is hard. It relies on the slabs being just the right amount of hardness, which is difficult to manage if you’re doing it at a studio you only visit once a week. Too soft, and the …

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Aug 10

Dot Resist Flowerpot

The pot that inspired me for my early summer pottery session had a kind of repetitive dot pattern that I found very pleasing. My own attempts to replicate this were less-than-successful. For this one, I used a stencil and sponged wax resist to let the soldate 60 show through under the cranberry glaze. The circles …

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Jul 06

Broken Shino Slab Pot

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┬áThis is one of those “failure is a part of the learning process” kind of things. I spent a ton of time trying to recreate a pot I’d bought at the store for not very much money, and I ended up failing. But I learned a lot along the way! One of the things I …

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May 25

Shadowed Tree Postcard

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This was my first experiment using stencils and modeling paste. I bought the stencil at a craft store in Chandler, but I hadn’t yet gotten around to using it. The modeling paste (which I will be using again, since I bought it in a rather large jar, on sale) is so thick that the best …

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Apr 15

Mandala Monoprints

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These are two more of my mandala monoprints. You’ve seen this radially symmetrical pattern a lot if you’ve been keeping up with my posts and pins, simply because it’s one of my favorite stencils. I put away the gel plate for a while and started on a new project. I tend to jump between projects, …

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