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Ceramic carving designs

Ceramic carving designs


Once the pot becomes leather hard, I draw patterns and motifs on the surface. After placing the pot on a flat surface, a guiding vertical line is drawn between the rim and bottom using a soft 8B drawing pencil and a clear flexible ruler. Starting at the guide line, the rim is then divided into twelve sections using a decorating disk (figure 1), and the bottom of the body is…


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Slab pots Design

Slab pots Design


MOSAIC ART BENCH This work of art titled “I Have a Dream of Peace” was brought to life through a collaboration of more than 400 children and adults from the community in 2002. Through a partnership between the Peaslee Neighborhood Center, the Art Academy of Cincinnati, and Miami University’s Center for Community Engagement, lead artist Suzanne Fisher collected images of peace…


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Ceramic Vases, Designer

Ceramic Vases, Designer


A ceramic vase offers the advantages of scratch resistance, insulating properties and a wide range of finishes, styles and forms. While the material is very hard, it is also brittle and prone to cracking, chipping or breaking. Ceramics are inorganic, non-metallic materials normally set by firing and cooling, such as clay and porcelain. Fine ceramics and bone china are thin…


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Clay bowl designs

Clay bowl designs


Anyone else shocked that the holidays are right around the corner? Claire here, and this year I’m vowing to not find myself in an end-of-the-year frenzy, so I’m getting a head start on my gifting. From hostess presents to party favors, my list seems to get longer each year. These do-it-yourself clay bowls are good for nearly everything… a catch-all by the door, a jewelry holder…


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Designs for Ceramics

Designs for Ceramics


Born and raised in Cornwall, in the far south west of England, I knew right from the start of my ceramics career that my studio would be in St. Ives. Just twenty miles from my hometown, this small, pretty fishing port has been known as an artists colony since the late 1800s. In 1920 Bernard Leach arrived here with his young family, and Japanese master potter Shoji Hamada, setting…


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Ceramic slab box Design

Ceramic slab box Design


Sgraffito (in Italian to scratch ) is a decorating pottery technique produced by applying layers of color or colors (underglazes or colored slips) to leather hard pottery and then scratching off parts of the layer(s) to create contrasting images, patterns and texture and reveal the clay color underneath. The layer(s) of color can be underglazes or colored slips. Below is an…


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Ceramics Pottery designs

Ceramics Pottery designs


Identifying Pottery and Ceramic Marks Identifying the manufacturer, age or value of your porcelain and pottery is made easier and accurate by looking at the markings on the back. Collectors of fine pottery and porcelain realize that knowing as much as possible about their pieces will enable them to learn several things: The maker of the piece The age of the piece Where it was…


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Design patterns on pots

Design patterns on pots


The Half Call design pattern is described using a standard pattern definition template. Intent The actions involved in a call processing can be categorized in two half calls. One half of the call handles the signaling involved in the originating end of the call. Other half call component handles the signaling involved in the terminating end of the call. This partitioning of…


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Pottery Design for Beginners

Pottery Design for Beginners


Pottery Making [60] Tuesdays, Feb 28–Apr 25, 7–10 pm (8 sessions) | Studio School, lower level Steven Glass For students of all levels, this class teaches pottery making and design using various materials and techniques, including wheel-thrown and hand-built methods. By exploring the history of pottery making, students gain a better understanding of design. Individual critiques…


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Ceramic Lanterns Design

Ceramic Lanterns Design


Julia’s lanterns and light accessories are a unique feature in her lighting. She creates wreaths that fit the top of her “Vine” lights, giving you endless variety. Her lanterns have their own decorations, tiny houses have their own interchangeable pieces. Click below. Enjoy original paintings by Julia. Abstract landscapes and skies form shapes that introduce, bend around and…


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