unicorn cup – wip 8.3.2017

My latest work in progress, or WIP, is a two-handled unicorn cup. I threw the cup on the potters wheel, and attached rolled-out coils of clay for the handles. Once the clay was hardened up enough to carve - but not too dry - I started the unicorn decoration. Here's a cup ready to work … Continue reading unicorn cup – wip 8.3.2017

sgraffito 8.11.2016

Sgraffito,(via Wikipedia) (Italian: [zɡrafˈfiːto]; plural: sgraffiti; sometimes spelled scraffito) means "applying to an unfired ceramic body two successive layers of contrasting slip, and then in either case scratching so as to reveal parts of the underlying layer." In this case, I use a porcelain mix clay - it's not pure porcelain, but a clay mix with … Continue reading sgraffito 8.11.2016