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21th of November – the colour of our soil

November 21st, 2010 at 20:55



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I collected my pottery from the kiln today. Everything survived the firing. I’m thrilled and in awe to think these pieces were shaped out of our very own garden soil. And I am just gobsmacked to see how colourful the clay is now it’s fired. It’s nearly tangerine. The blue is the slip I tried. It looks very baby blue at the moment, I’m not sure that I like it very much. It’s made with white clay hence the bright colour. It should get darker once it get’s glazed which is what I’ll be doing next. There is only a very limited selection of glazes at my friends pottery so I’ll just have to wait and see. Wish me luck!

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7 Responses to “21th of November – the colour of our soil”

  1. Barbara Says:

    Wow Ines, they are stunning! What a wonderful colour.

    xxx

  2. dthaase Says:

    ok, everything about this is fabulous – well done

  3. Dave Says:

    They look fantastic, how cool that the clay is from your own garden!

  4. anne Says:

    Wow! I’m really impressed that the clay is from your garden. You do such nice work.

    Oh, and good luck! I’m sure you’ll find something great to compliment your creations!

  5. Amy Says:

    So cool!

  6. curlsofred Says:

    Loving it!

  7. Evelyn Says:

    Lovely … I miss clay. I haven’t worked with clay since art school..

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