using bisque molds 4.7.2022

As a ceramic handbuilder, it's nice to have molds on hand. I can use a mold to make several matching pieces, or to quickly create a form to build off of. Molds are typically made from plaster, but I don't want plaster in my home studio because 1) it takes more equipment that I don't … Continue reading using bisque molds 4.7.2022

new blue vase 5.3.2018

I started work on a couple new larger vases early last month. The vase I write about in this post is the one on the right in the next photo. Here are both vases with a coating of black slip. In ceramics lingo, slip is a liquid mixture or slurry of clay suspended in water. … Continue reading new blue vase 5.3.2018