In honour of the return of ‘Game of Thrones’ this vase is named ‘Mother of Dragons’ after Daenrys Targaryen. Motherhood is always challenging, but imagine trying to raise three willful dragons. The daycare costs alone must cost a fortune and imagine trying to hire a nanny, though Arya may be a suitable candidate, and possible future sister-in-law.
‘Name that Vase – Reader’s Choice Edition’ is a friendly writing competition where we ask any of you talented writers, poets or dreamers out there who may be interested to …
And here is your first peak at my new raku sculpture! My goal when glazing this piece for the raku was to get some of the red/brown metallic colours on the piece of the trunk and some of golden silvery metallic colours elsewhere.
I have been exploring some new raku pottery glazing techniques lately. Or at least new to me. This particular piece has a very ‘Easter’ feel to it. I like how the blues and pinks have blended and all of the different textures on the piece, but this is not the end of my experimentation.
Watch The Alchemist throw a round vase with a flared top on the pottery wheel and see the finished raku fired vase!
This past weekend, I completed a raku pottery firing where I was hoping for some results with interesting textures. The kiln gods did not disappoint and here are a few of the results!
Today, I introduce to the world one of my recent raku pottery vase creations called Apollo’s Song! What song, from any era or genre, do you think suits this vase? Or what songs from any time, might you suggest for Apollo’s Top Ten?
The raku pottery vase formerly known as #44 finally gets a name in a fun artistic collaboration harnessing the magic of wordpress.
That is where you come in! I am asking any of you talented writers, poets or dreamers who may be interested to …. Name that Vase!