sui (sui_001) wrote,

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dac mosaic

(sung to 'i don't know why she swallowed a fly')

I knew a young potter who designed a mosaic

he rolled the clay
to make the slab
to mark the area

to cut the tiles

to dry and fire the pieces

to under glaze them

to glaze the bits
to final fire them
to reassemble them

to apply gold luster (12% gold)
to glue them down
to grout the paver
to clean it up

i don't know why he didn't cut them all out...

.... perhaps he'll die.


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Tags: clay, design, mosaic, tiles, underglaze

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