"Paula - gorgeous work - all of it! The design, color coordination, and execution are brilliant.
Found myself drawn most to this thus piece because of the visual interest associated with the clay and the design.
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I'm a noob don't know what B Mix is. The G-Mix 6 is a cone 6 stoneware clay that I purchase from Georgies in Portland, OR. The only other clay I have used is a local earthware clay the guy who taught me what I know about…"
"Nice start, is G-Mix similar to B Mix, B Mix might be easier to cut. Nice sharp tools would help, I get some from the local ceramic store that has a set with different shapes and sizes a sixteenth to one quarter inch wide or they can be bought…"
First attempt at carving and inlay. Need a lot of practice to develop the skill to apply this technique proficiently...Materials:G-Mix Cone 6 Clay4% Cobalt Oxide in Trillium Cone 6 Porcelain SlipMC6G Glossy Base 2 Glaze
Low cost flat lapping disc can be used on you potters wheel if you, drill bat pin holes in it, and provide a trickle of water to cool it. At amazon.com, 120 grit for aggressive material removal. Click the image to purchase
Members have had great things to say about John Britt's new book, Mid-Range Glazes. Click the image to buy from Amazon.com
If you just want to spout off, it is best accomplished as a blog posting. If you want to get more guidance and ideas from other members, ask a question as a new discussion topic. In the upper right corner of the lists for both types of posting, you will find an "+Add " button. Clicking it will open an editor where you create your posting. 4/16/2014