A&P Ceramics Thread *PICs*

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  1. Gspence

    Gspence New Member

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    Since this is the ART and protography section and i dont see anything but photography, i made this in the hopes that there are some OTers who do ceramics.

    Feel free to post pictures or critique.

    i havent made a portfolio yet, so these are just crappy shots of them:
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    the clothespin is for scale, of course. the second piece was burnished, which was well worth the effort.
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    crystal glaze was also worth the effort.
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    two dishes, raku'd and high-fired.
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    and this last one was my first attempt at translucent porcelain, though the glaze (for lack of better words) was bad.
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  2. vizual

    vizual → 190½ ЯBI ←

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    This was from a few semesters back, and my last ceramics class. For the project we were given a word and it was "cups."

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  3. Gspence

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    very elegant, and i like how its a "pair."

    i like it more than my pieces, because since im less proficient at scultping, i appreaciate it more.
     
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    vizual → 190½ ЯBI ←

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    that wall mount bowl and the last bowl caught my eye, the other work is good and looks technically sound, but I like those more offbeat type of things :hs:

    oh and thanks, it was my first time working with high fire glazes, that was fun
     
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    yeah thats the stuff im working on now. i go through phases, like i just stopped making big stuff for a while. youll see pics of it here soon. before that i was into Uber small stuff:
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    one day i just got bored at my job, so i made these. the one on the left is actually a sectional.
     
  6. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    nice stuff... my wife and I are in the middle of our 2nd ceramics class... I hate it :hs:
     
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    why? what are you dong that you dont like? there are plently of different ceramic areas, im sure youll find one you like.
     
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    This was for our kitsch assignment. So I didn't have to make anything, therefore I didn't. The hands are made from molds, and I painted them to look like a huge public art piece (two hands in the same position) in town here. I found the tile to put them on at Lowes :coold:

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  9. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    you ought to make the OT globe with the o and the t cut out of the middle
     
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    good idea. ill try it in slab form first. globes tend to be hard.

    but im on spring break now, so i wont get back to class until next week.
     
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    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    When it comes to art, I'm a perfectionist, and I'm having a lot of trouble being consistent on the wheel....
     
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    that just takes practice. i currently work at the sawdust festival, teaching kids to throw pots.
     
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    One day i just thought, "hey. i think i will make the Stanley Cup." so i did.
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    not artistic at all, its more of a self-challenge. its approximately 3/5 to 3/4 the size of the actual cup, around 1.5 pugs of stoneware, thrown in 7 separate pieces.

    EDIT: GO DUCKS!
     
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    Frank exploded in the kiln :wtc:

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    winner!
     
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    i like your mized media heads a lot, but i like your temoku giraffe more. :)
     
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    thanks!:wiggle:

    i wish i knew the wheel.
     
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    my friend. we are all Ducks fans at my high-school. actually, one freshmen's father is the CEO of the Mighty Ducks.

    anyway, to deathbystereo, i would say the wheel is one of the least artistic parts of ceramics. its more about practice.
     
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    ...so i just got contracted to make the trophy for the U.S. Air Force/Navy Water Polo game...
     
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    and before all the complicated stuff...
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    my uncle makes pottery for a living :cool:
     
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    nozoki Hail to the king, baby.

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    Definitely want to take a ceramics class. Taking photography now though.
     
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    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    An Azn wif stanley cup just don't look right :eek4:
     
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    Chrissy dnb doll

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    you have such lovely work, you do well with the larger projects and your glazes look beautiful:hs:

    i took a few ceramics classes in high school. was a lot of fun and i enjoyed sculpture loads more than the wheel. i hated the wheel actually, but my Mom's a fan and is building a ceramics studio at her new house. who knows, maybe i'll get bored one weekend and decide to play around with the mud for a little while. :)
     
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    Wow, this stuff is pretty awesome.
     

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