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dac wheelforming 
11th-Sep-2006 11:34 pm


after a day of throwing, this is what appears. we've moved onto 'ovoids' and 'closed' forms.
i am hanging for a break in a week.
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11th-Sep-2006 03:16 pm (UTC)
Closed forms are fun!!!! I liked making concentric bowls from tubes.

Your sense of form is great - I really like the shapes you make.
11th-Sep-2006 10:31 pm (UTC)
'concentric bowls from tubes' ?

expalin yourself ! :)
12th-Sep-2006 03:51 am (UTC)
I think me means making circular stuff by rolling dough into long cylinders and wrapping it on overlaying degrading loops to form bowls. Or is that a confusing description too. Aw fuck it, *Gibber*.
12th-Sep-2006 05:50 am (UTC)
ah! coils pots?

but these are constructed differently - i threw them on a spinning wheel, from a lump of clay.
12th-Sep-2006 10:32 pm (UTC)
You can make closed forms that are toroidal instead of speherical - but it has been a while since I have done one. It was kind of like making a platter and then folding it back onto the center although you can make the concentric bowls without doing it that way. Dang I need to work with the clay to remember exactly what I did - one way was to throw a bowl by opening up the form off center and then opening the center for the inner piece. If you open off center you can make it into a closed form again and remove the center - I made a stand for a bowl that way and then manipulated it into a triangular shape once. It is easy but most people focus on just bowl/vase shapes. If you make a closed ring you can let it go leatherhard and then carve opens into it for another kind of fun non-spehere/bowl form.

If I can think of a better way to explain it I will - but no I wasn't referring to coil work.
11th-Sep-2006 04:55 pm (UTC)
You should put something in those, and then close them completely, and then bury them in your backyard.
11th-Sep-2006 10:28 pm (UTC)
pickled cabbage ?
11th-Sep-2006 11:57 pm (UTC)
It will give archeaologists 2000 years in the future something to debate!
12th-Sep-2006 12:09 am (UTC)
maybe all my starwars figures?
14th-Sep-2006 08:36 pm (UTC)
"These small figurines, made of a primative form of plastic, were worship objects depicting various culture heroes that acted out a variant on the Kronos legend of slaying a repressive father figure"
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