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Day 63

Day 63: 100 Pots in 100 Days


So still not well but continuing to pot. feeling proud. 

So what news? Well I decided to get tighter with throwing. So mugs it is. I got a large 3.5lb ball of clay and split it into 5 lumps and made 5 mugs. 

tried to get them even and thin. examples below. 

No other news really. Just been talking to visitors about SANHS and letting them know we own the museum, what the website is about and that we have one of the biggest collections of ceramics in the uk. Only bettered by the V&A. 



Poster being completed to advertise 16th November



Turning too wet means you ruin the pot – do not do it.

3/4lb of clay is more than you think when making a mug


Pot of the Day Process Gallery


Clay type: White stoneware

Turned and decorated

Decoration: Just turned

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