Yes, I saw some of the other island without bridges. A very secluded but wonderful way to live. Would be a bit tricky though going off to work and school everyday, but obviously the people that live there are quite prepared to trade some conveniences to live a beautiful place. Love it.
Good morning Louis, or should I say 'Good Evening'. After you posted the photo of your studio view I got onto Google Earth and had a look at your Island. Wow.... what a wonderful lifestyle. It reminds me a little of a place I used to live in Queensland, called Caloundra on the 'Sunshine Coast'. You must go there if you ever come out to Australia. Beautiful beaches. There we man made islands/canals and water front homes. I used to sell real estate there for a little while. Quite a nice lifestyle. How long have you lived on Matlacha Island? Where do you go for your grocery shopping?
Hello Louis, The bowl was made by using a plaster mold that initially was used for slip casting. I extruded textured ribbons from my hand held extruder. The ribbons were flat on one side and the other side had ridges. If the ribbons were alternated between the textured side and the smooth side the ribbons fit together like a tongue and groove. As the ribbons were alternated in the form a triangular gap formed. I filled the gap with a textured slab. I cut the rim with undulating irregularity. I should make more. Now, please share with me how you got the marble/stone effect on the bottle shapes you posted. I'd appreciate it. I'd guess it is done with terra sig somehow.
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