Mar 18, 2011

Testing a new glaze

This was a sample made by my colleague, Veronique:

I made it in a larger quantity and tried the D1/8 9 on a pot in chamotte, and one week later, on this plate of white clay:

The colour seems to be stable, but best used on a smooth surface.
And the D1/8 10:

Mar 15, 2011

Feels like summer

and since it so warm, I felt like drawing a summer cotton print:

Mar 14, 2011

DIY Labels

Need a few lables but don't want to spend a fortune on them? Try printing them yourself!

I use simple cotton for muslins:

It's easier to sew on lables when they are cut on straight grain:
Use a paper tape to fix the fabric on a sheet of paper:
Proof printing:
 Is this ink water-proof? Original brand name cartridges have the best results.
Folded, ironed and sewn on:

Mar 11, 2011

Little flowers

These yellow flowers I always associate with spring. One day it is still winter, and suddenly, the next morning there are bushes ablaze with yellow everywhere...

Mar 4, 2011

Friday's surprises

I tried out a new glaze, it came out a little grainy on chamotte, I should try it on a smoother clay:

Objects in work:

Mar 2, 2011

Flowers for S.

Yesterday I finished two teapot cosies for friend, "Strawberries":

and another "Poppies and cornflowers", that I improved slightly, by giving some movement to the flowers: