Sunday, 23 June 2013

Back to clay

When I was young I loved to work with clay. So when a friend of mine had it about a pottery atelier just in the neighbourhood where you could follow workshops, I immediately jumped at it!

I tried throwing for a while, but whenever it started to look like a bowl or a pot, it collapsed. With the help of the master I managed to make three bowls (two of which I never collected afterwards).

So in the last hour I decided I really wanted to produce stuff to take home. So I used predried clay sheets to make a vase for my mother and my friend. Both are into ikebana / flowers, so I thought it would make a nice gift. - I still need to take pictures of the vase I made for my mum, but here's already one:

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