Sunday, 3 April 2011

runny green ash...


And here they be 2 large pots going into the Campbelltown Art Show today plus a lovely shino platter....
Both pots shrunk about 5cm in their glaze firing, It's always sad to see big pots shrink before your eyes...that must be 20% or more since the wet state.. oh well need a bigger kiln to make bigger pots I suppose...

This is the setup yesterday agin it kept changing as the work I shot got smaller and the tweeking of the light setup changed...not sure how to combat the light reflecting back off the white surface other than a matt spray and more lights..


So off to deliver this work and a busy 2 days left before I leave :))

10 comments:

  1. WOW! I could get lost in that one!

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  2. Very cool. When I first was the glaze it looked like trees! I thought wow, how did she do that?! Nice affect.

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  3. hiya, it's one of my favs trace :) and smarts it's a surface that just keeps amazing eh..
    howdy cindy...mmmm shrubbery.. these ones were all brushed on its a revolting concoction just looks like ash in water but brushes on quite well..the base of pot#1 is rather lovely where the drips hang!!

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  4. Lovely work! And, Ang, I am really looking forward to meeting you at the workshop. I know it's one helluva long trip for you but you have many folks in the Carolinas who love your work and are anticipating meeting you. Me for sure!

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  5. hey becky... indeed it will be quite a trek but very enjoyable...thanks so much what a lovely note I look forward to meeting you too..apparently I'm down for making cups of tea at the workshop :P

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  6. Love the runny glaze and the strong forms (especially the first one which is narrower lower down). I guess we are lucky that the pots don't grow 20% in the kiln... imagine the problems allowing for that when packing it! Ooops, there goes another kiln roof, blown up by the expanding pots!

    Have a great trip to the States.

    P.

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  7. hey guys thanks....Peter having a great time thanks....I'd be happy with a bit of pot growth instead of shrinkage....that would be cool :P one of my big pots cracked ope in the base a tad during the glaze firing bummer they still look cool next to each other at the show....thanks to anna for the pics!!!

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