… sometimes secrets lie within the soul of an artwork. A little piece of the artist’s heart. Isn’t that what those who buy art pay for? 😉
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 …
Want to know what the most important component of pottery is? The ability to wait. You are always waiting in pottery. Waiting for …
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!
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!
Check out our first video throwing a raku pottery vase on the pottery wheel.
One of the things that I love about pottery is the magic of raku. It is a real game changer. The kinds of effects you can get from this process are unlike those you can get from conventional firing techniques.