This is a mosaic I did last year with some tiles I’ve made over the years. Here’s a picture of it installed. All of these tiles are ones I’ve made myself.
I’ve had this terra cotta pot under my studio table for just about a year, waiting for the project I wanted to do with it. Finally, I decided that I needed a pot for some succulents, so now was the time. I started by coming up with a short phrase to put around the lip. …
This is the last of the batch of mosaic tiles I made in this kiln load. The crawling design on the green tiles is from overfiring. It is not intentional, but I’m going to pretend that it was. I have so many of these that at some point I ought to think of a design …
The inlay technique has been used to awesome effect for centuries. You create an incised design in a colored clay body, then add a slip in a contrasting color. When you scrape off the slip, the design underneath comes through in crisp detail. I have never been able to make it work. For these, I …