It is already our last class next Wednesday, so today was the deadline for getting anything in the bisque firing, and then glazing next week, otherwise they will need to wait until next term. Which is not so bad. But I still want to finish what I can.
I pulled out the 7 marbled items which I threw on Sunday, to trim them, but they were still too wet, so I decided to throw a few more sodium silicate pots. Especially since my star stamps arrived in the mail, and I wanted to try a new technique of mixing the sodium silicate directly into the slip before applying it.
I ended up throwing 4 pieces. Here are a few photos :
Then I threw a second one which was almost the same, just a bit larger. I am absolutely loving this shape. I guess that's why I keep throwing it.
Then I trimmed all 7 of the marbled pots which I threw on Sunday. I was really busy right up to the end of day, finishing all those, so didn't take much in the way of photos. But here are a couple of them :
He will take the place of the triangle platter which has been on display since about December. I got to bring that sweet little platter home finally.
I hope to have time this weekend to take some good photos of my new pieces. We'll see.