Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Chainmail Necklaces

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From the top left, going clockwise:
-Byzantine weave with pink-lavender rosettes
-Eensy(TM) Byzantine weave with Iolite beads and dark blue-toned accents
-Green titanium Jends Pinds weave with tiny paper crane in a glass bulb
-Sterling silver spiral weave
-Sterling silver Half-Persian 4-in-1 weave
-Copper Half-Persian 4-in-1 weave

Medium-small crane in drop-bulb pendant. Wingspan: less than 1cm.

Chainmail Bracelets

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From far left, clockwise:
-3 Byzantine chains with rosettes (red, green and black) in aluminium
-Tiger's eye bead with titanium Byzantine chain (with gold-tone accents)
-Cloisonne bead with rose titanium Half-Persian 3-in-1 chain
-Sterling silver Half-Persian 4-in-1 bracelet
-Turqoise bead with titanium Byzantine chain (with green-tone accents)
-Jade bead with green and gold titanium Jends Pinds chain

Monday, December 11, 2006

Ceramics and cardboard

The only final today was the ceramics final critique.
I set up my area surrounded by a noose. Whee~
And instead of studying the rest of the day, I made a cardboard viking ship:
It will be used in a viking funeral! Yay finals!

Sunday, December 10, 2006

OMFG Ceramics!

Yeah, my drawer is collapsing under all that weight.
(And that's not even all my pieces.)

Monday, December 04, 2006

Felted Fuzzies

Felted whale is about 1.25" long, kiwi bird is about 1" long.
(Penguin pics pending!)

Kiwi bird & Kiwi fruit,
Acid etched glass silhouette, engraved plastic cap:
The Kiwi bird is about 1" from head-tail.
The fruit is way smaller.

Some of my better finished pieces

Crane: slab construction. Tenmoku & Iron oxide, high-fired in oxidation.

Bowl: Thrown. Raku glaze, low-fired & reduced.

Bowl: Thrown. Clear, Black, Glossy Blue-Green,
Turquoise Ash, New Blue glazes. High-fired in oxidation.

Thinger: Coil & Slab construction. Glossy blue-green glaze
(cooled slowly? Matte.)
High-fired in Oxidation. Leaf acid etched on bottom.

Cup-thing: Slab construction. Blue engobe w/ glossy blue-green glaze.
High-fired in oxidation.
(See bottom of this post for a pre-bisq/glaze photo.)

Smoke-fired box. Bisqueware state.
(See middle of this post for a pre-smoking photo.)
Knob at top was lost during firing.
It's now Turq.Ash+GlossyBlue-Green glaze run-off
pried off the kiln shelf, ground flat and glued back-to-back.

Monkeywrench. Sculpted? Bisqueware, spray painted. (14" long)

And closeups of the wrench head