Tag Archives: Spring

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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Maneki Koneko Creamer: Finished Greenware Piece

I added a tail handle and carved out the “fingers” on the front paws of the Maneki Koneko creamer. After adding my initials and the year in Roman numerals, the finished greenware piece is now drying before heading to kiln … Continue reading

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Maneki Koneko Creamer – Now Starting to Resemble a Kitten and Fishing Float

After three attempts to form the head (the second one failed when I dropped it on the floor), I finally have the kitten body/ stand and handle starting to resemble a kitten. In these two pictures, I had not yet … Continue reading

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Maneki Koneko Cream Pitcher Starting to Take Shape

The creamer form created back in May has dried quite a bit and needs to be moistened in order to apply “ropes”, which make it resemble a Japanese Glass Fishing float. Once the ropes have been applied, the next step … Continue reading

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