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Dark Sky Lantern Part 2

The dark sky lantern’s main shade/structure has been completed A lid and base in the process of being built as separate pieces┬áto go with it. Advertisements

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Dark Sky Lantern

Another project I’m working on for the summer show is a Dark Sky lantern. I started with a large slab rolled and formed into a cylinder about 6 inches in diameter and close to 12 inches high. Using Northern hemisphere … Continue reading

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Beach ball and Japanese Fishing Float Salt & Pepper Set

The pottery class I’m in is putting on another show this July at the Black Spruce Gallery here in Timmins. The theme is “Summer”, and the objective is to make something that represents summer to us. We can play around … Continue reading

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Miniature Maneki Nekos in Clay

The 3D Printer has been useful in creating a customised impression-maker. One of my projects made with the impression is being fired to bisque presently and I will write about it soon. The pottery wheel, on the other hand, is … Continue reading

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The Teapot Family on Display

The Maneki Neko family has been completed and is on display at the Black Spruce Gallery in downtown Timmins until the end of July.

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50 Shades of Earl Grey Teapot Show

If you are Timmins during the month of July, drop into the Black Spruce Gallery at 42 Pine Street South (formerly Joanne’s Art Centre) to visit the Maneki Neko family in person and see the many other wonderful teapots made … Continue reading

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Maneki Konekos Are Almost Ready…

We had a Thursday evening class on July 02nd and this was a chance to finish up our projects for the summer, and an upcoming teapot show. The Maneki Koneko sugar bowl glazed successfully and is seen here with the … Continue reading

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Will This Work Or Fail Spectacularly?

For several months, I had been toying with the idea of trying melt some gold at the glazing stage of my pottery. I looked online to see if there were any artists that had experimented with gold flakes and glaze, … Continue reading

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The Maneki Koneko Sugar Bowl Gets Some Colour Added

The Maneki Koneko sugar bowl survived the bisque firing in the kiln and is ready for staining. The creamer is still at the greenware stage, but is now dry enough to fire. The sugar bowl has been stained as a … Continue reading

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Canada Pinch Pot Dome Tea Light Lamp Cover in Progress

At the start of this term in pottery class, I planned to make some pinch pot dome tea light lamps, one of which would have a Canada motif to it. I made the ball at the same time the Maneki … Continue reading

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