terra cotta blues in hyacinth
I find that a small mister is all I need when coil building. I work with a damp washcloth, too. Wiping my hands with a damp towel returns a little moisture to my fingers and keeps the rim from cracking as much. When the hands are dry it can dry out the clay, especially when pinching the rim.
|Ginkgo Leaves Vessel (little bigger than a basketball) made in 2000, smoke-fired in a trash can|
Making the simple coiled pots were time consuming, but wonderfully satisfying. I haven't done any large ones for some time and I think I will start one this week. First I need to
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