Anyone else interested in Ceramics/Pottery/Wheel Throwing?

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by Chiko, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. Chiko

    Chiko Songster

    Nov 25, 2010
    Orem, Utah.
    I'm in a 1 semester beginning clay class. (Next semester I'll be in the advanced clay class) I was just wondering if any other byc members make things with clay. I'll post pictures of my work when somebody else posts their work. [​IMG]
     
  2. torrelee

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    I took a semester in college (back in they day...) and LOVED it! My mom took all of my pieces and said I can't have them back until I stop moving, thats 15 more years before I can retire out of the coast guard. I think its just an excuse to keep them around!
     
  3. Totalcolour

    Totalcolour Songster

    Ok, here's a few

    This is a "name your poison" mug! (cone 6)
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    a little jewelry pot (cone 6)
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    and a luminary (porcelain)
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    and a salad plate (part of a dinner setting - cone 6)
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    mud is [​IMG] fun
     
  4. itsmechrissy

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    I've been playing with clay for about 8 years. Will post pictures soon.
     
  5. itsmechrissy

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    Quote:Oops, forgot that I made the chick pitchers to the left (cone 6).
     
  6. itsmechrissy

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    Ok.. so here's some of the stuff I made (TotalColour, I love your luminary!) Unless noted they are cone 6. As you'll see I both handbuild and throw on a wheel, and like to try lots of different styles. I love playing with clay ...hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

    Dinner Plates (I made them small intentionally 'cause I'm trying to diet -- the one is on a 'normal' size plate for comparison)
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    Some Vases/Pencil holders:
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    I call this a wall pocket, it's handbuilt you can put flowers (dry or fresh), or match sticks (hang next to a fireplace maybe) in it.
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    This is the penguin pitcher I made for my mom, very similiar to the Peep Pitchers you see to the left
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    The Frogs, I like to give these to new neices along with the 'frog prince' book and a stuffed frog:
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    This picture is kinda fuzzy, these are beads I made, they are low fire with majolica glazing
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    Some more majolica items:
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    And last, but not least, the most favorite thing I've ever made...my table lamp!!! My husband helped by making the wooden base
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    Last edited: Nov 22, 2011
  7. benjoycei

    benjoycei Songster

    Mar 4, 2011
    Wilmington
    Awesome stuff! Pottery is addictive..been doing it about 8 years..still havent mastered throwing, mostly hand build.
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  8. benjoycei

    benjoycei Songster

    Mar 4, 2011
    Wilmington
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    Angelfish
     
  9. wolftracks

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    Been a lot of years, but there a kiln in my garage, a ton of molds and most are from the 60's to maybe 2005.

    I just have a really bad brain and can't remember how to work the silly kiln. Maybe one of these days. I used to be pretty good on a wheel, but my hands cramp too much these days, I do have some cool molds though.
     
  10. Chiko

    Chiko Songster

    Nov 25, 2010
    Orem, Utah.
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    I'm embarrassed to post my work [​IMG] You guys's work is all so good [​IMG]

    Good Job everyone!

    I'm anxious to get back to school on monday so I can throw another vase. I think I watched enough youtube videos to figure out how to center much easier [​IMG]
     

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