Saturday, February 17, 2007

Hinges and Locks

I am fascinated with making clay hinges, locks, buckles and pulls that appear to be aged metal. This box is clay slab constructed with a wheel thrown top. The clay lock and side pulls are unglazed.

Batik Bowl

The wax resist technique that I used to create one part of this design reminds me of silk batik work. The bowl measures about 16" in diameter

Sunrise Teapot

This teapot is glazed in sunrise oranges and purples. It has a "good morning" attitude