For Problem 2, we had to create a sphere, an animal, or a bust using a coiling technique. I chose to create an owl and it's 24" high (and very heavy!) For our 3rd Problem, we are using a casting technique. I created a chicken ornament for this problem and so we'll see how that goes. We start slip casting on Oct 20th.
In Ceramics I, our first big project was to create a "composite" piece. This piece stands at about 15" tall; my inspiration for it was underwater coral and the texture of some trees. Each stalk was created separately from red low-fire clay and connected in various areas with the same clay. Before I glaze this piece, I tried glaze combos on a test stalk. From there, I precede to use cone 04 glazes, turquoise, green grass, satin matte, and beaded (order from bottom to top). The