Written by June Ridgway in Work in Progress | 18-03-2014
Several days have gone by since I began coiling this group of pots. The photos here are of about 5 days ago. Work can be fairly continuous as long as the shapes hold their shape. Usually find that after a couple of rows of clay on the wider forms work should be halted to allow everything to stiffen up. The narrower, taller forms can be pushed to 4 rows and then left to start work on the next pot in the line. (more…)
Written by June Ridgway in Work in Progress | 18-01-2014
Refinement of wall thickness and the curve of the form require constant adjustment.
Work on several pieces together; rotating through the group, allowing each to progressively stiffen as the piece builds. Adding 2-4 rows of coils of clay, joining each to the one below, smoothing and scraping as we go! (more…)