Weekend Update – third in a series.

We all love these ‘wet slip’ photos. The way it pools accentuates the faces in a way that cracks me up.

1 pound vases. These got handles and lugs and sprigs. I’ll slip them tomorrow.

This is the strap that I pull before cutting it in two and applying to the sides of this big bread crock. I should have taken a side view to really see how it works, but this profile is always important to me.

This is a little sgraffito calligraphy. I’m drawn to the old pots that had place names or numbers that referred to gallons of capacity stamped or painted on them. I filled the lettering in with my cobalt slip.

I have been on a roll lately, getting to the studio almost every day. I like it…

4 Responses to “Weekend Update – third in a series.”

  1. Michael Kline

    I’d say you’ve been on a roll. But that’s what you do best. I’ve seen it at Penland! Roll on.

    Only thing is, I feel a little slack.


    No, I mean, I’m inspired!!


  2. -Rob, Simple Circle Studios

    I love using text and numbering on pots. I usually stamp mine, but that scrafitto looks great! I like the oversized, type set look. And perhaps I am just being a bit daft, but what is a bread crock? Wouldn’t that be a rather odd shape for a “loaf” of bread?


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