Day 72: 100 Pots in 100 Days

Day 72: 100 Pots in 100 Days

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So today I have been checking on pot numbers and photographing the most recent pots. Tomorrow it is extruding handles and making slip. Sunday I put handles on. I am making more cups. I went for a simple coffee cup as I was tired and it is late. It is funny how a simple and beautiful shape should now be a go to easy shape when I am tired. I used to find that difficult.

The poster is being designed as we speak. Louisa is a star. I am looking forward to the event on the 16th. I am going to have the entire journey as a film going on behind me as I talk. Maybe a long visual pictured photographs – probably not! 

I must remember not to add to the amount I am shoving into this project. I have a tendency to overdo things. 

Oh and I have made 104 pots now in the 100 Pots timeline and 114 in total! and I am only on day 72. 

If I carry on like this I will easily have at least 150 pots. I might have to do something with them or I will be in an overcrowded situation! 

 

 

Pot of the Day Process Gallery

Thrown

Clay type: White stoneware

Turned and decorated

Decoration: This pot has a slightly burnished rim, scribed marks over a band in the middle and a handle. The handle was extruded rather than made by pulling.

Biscuit Fired

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Glazed

Oxide: ?
Slip: ?
Glaze: ?
Kiln: ?
Temperature: ?
Date: ?

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