500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #241 – Tea Bowl #20 & 21

Tea Bowl #20 & 21 The Technique: How I did this awesomeness! Combining a slab-building (on the red terracotta) and stick-hit-forming (on the white gorged clay) method to make the actual bowl, I worked it wet and fast. While still wet, I combined the separate clay bodies, then I set it aside to dry slowly … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #241 – Tea Bowl #20 & 21

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Midweek Poems – What is the opposite of a life of regret?

Satisfaction. Like eating a delicious meal and feeling that it will digest completely and without gas or gurgles. I want to taste everything and experience everything… challenge myself to grow emotionally & experientially. I love being able to say I tried it. A life without regret for me would be a life without having to … Continue reading Midweek Poems – What is the opposite of a life of regret?

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #240 – Tea Bowl #19

Tea Bowl #19 The Technique: How I did this awesomeness! Combining a slab-building (on the black porcelain) and stick-hit-forming (on the white gorged clay) method to make the actual bowl, I worked it wet and fast. While still wet, I combined the separate clay bodies, then I set it aside to dry slowly under paper … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #240 – Tea Bowl #19

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #239 – Tea Bowl #15, 16, 17, 18

Tea Bowl #15, 16, 17, 18 The Technique: How I did this awesomeness! Combining a slab-building and stick-hit-forming method to make the actual bowl, I worked them wet and fast. While still wet, I painted the inside in a robin’s egg blue stain, then I set them aside to dry slowly under paper and plastic, … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #239 – Tea Bowl #15, 16, 17, 18

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #238 – Tea Bowl #14

Tea Bowl #14 The Technique: How I did this awesomeness! Combining a slab-building and stick-hit-forming method to make the actual bowl, I worked it wet and fast. While still wet, I painted the inside with a white engobe, the outside in rough bands of green underglaze, black engobe, and a grog infused with manganese stain, … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #238 – Tea Bowl #14

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #237 – Tea Bowl #13

Tea Bowl #13 The Technique: How I did this awesomeness! Combining a slab-building and stick-hit-forming method to make the actual bowl, I worked it wet and fast. While still wet, I painted the outside in alternating lines of green underglaze and grog mixed with manganese stain, painted the inside in a white underglaze, then I … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #237 – Tea Bowl #13

My Favourite Art Supplies – Watercolours Paper of Choice

Canson Watercolor Paper Pad: The Review: It’s Canson to the rescue again! This paper is awesome. It has a semi-smooth surface and is sturdy enough to take some rough strokes. It is miles above newsprint, which has its own beauty. It is like having a smooth watercolor paper. I’ve also used this for gouache and … Continue reading My Favourite Art Supplies – Watercolours Paper of Choice

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #236 – Tea Bowl #12

Tea Bowl #12 The Technique: How I did this awesomeness! Combining a slab-building and stick-hit-forming method to make the actual bowl, I worked it wet and fast. While still wet, I painted the whole thing in a green underglaze and tipped the rim clean, dabbed on some grog mixed with manganese stain, then I set … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #236 – Tea Bowl #12

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #235 – Tea Bowl #11

Tea Bowl #11 The Technique: How I did this awesomeness! Combining a slab-building and stick-hit-forming method to make the actual bowl, I worked it wet and fast. While still wet, I sprayed on manganese stain, painted the inside with a red underglaze, then I set it aside to dry slowly under paper and plastic, before … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #235 – Tea Bowl #11

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #234 – Tea Bowl #10

Tea Bowl #10 The Technique: How I did this awesomeness! Combining a slab-building and stick-hit-forming method to make the actual bowl, I worked it wet and fast. While still wet, I rolled it in broken porcelain crumbs left over in my recuperation bin, dabbed on some grog mixed with dark green and manganese stains, poured … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #234 – Tea Bowl #10