practice practice

This piece lacked clay around the rim and ended up splitting under pressure — from this we learn!

This piece lacked clay around the rim and ended up splitting under pressure — from this we learn!

With a cut to the hand I was questioning whether or not I could continue working on the wheel — ¡qué desastre!
But this glove worked wonders, I was very pleased!

The last couple of weeks we have been practicing throwing small pieces, in lead up to our next assignment —
a yokode kyūsu — a Japanese style teapot with a side handle. I’ve enjoyed working on a smaller scale and throwing off the hump. 

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spout and friends — practicing the little ones

spout and friends — practicing the little onesteapot bodies — thrown out by our teacher — I believe they call it tough love! teapot bodies — thrown out by our teacher — I believe they call it tough love!learning to throw open forms learning to throw open formsNow this is what I call a microwave oven! SO HOT! — A workshop for some students in another course! What fun!Now this is what I call a microwave oven! SO HOT! — A workshop for some students in another course! What fun!

We also went to design week in Milan — which was wonderful — photos to come!
AND I have some very exciting news for the coming academic year!

SP.


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