Here's some process pictures of one of the larger house pieces.
I've been making some plates, because pretty.
I was asked to make the trophies for the 2016 Scottish Books Trust Children's Book Awards, here's some pictures of them in progress.
I've been making some slabs, and replacing my saw with one that works, rather than my Castorama Chippy MacChipperson tile saw. It arrives yesterday while I was in Paris, visiting a friend who was there for the weekend, and the Art Paris Art Fair, and Paris Art Design. It's a Gemini Apollo ring saw, and… Continue reading Flow Slab #1
Here's the second part of the reflecting series:I've realized that I posted the picture of the other tile that goes with this one without saying anything about it. It's over here.I am currently working on a series ofcameo engravings based on photographs that I am taking in museums around theworld. I find it interesting to… Continue reading Reflecting/Projecting: Confronting
I've been doing some new pendants, in a palette of whites this time, I really prefer the circular shape to the rectangular ones, on the whole, and I think that these ones looks quite nice with the bail showing rather than hidden behind the glass. I love the reactions between the silver leaf and the… Continue reading New Pendants
The first non-test firing in the new kiln. Kiln works! Woot!Nothing complicated. Black powder on Bullseye Tekta.Before:From Drawing with FritAfter Firing! not much different. except now it won't blow away!From Drawing with FritThis programmer works on Rate/Hold, so I'm using that now... and I still like Celsius better.Firing Program:Currently Program 1 on Kiln1. 333C/H to… Continue reading Drawing with Frit.
These were fired in kiln #2, with the following schedule:1. 3:00 - 5382. 3:01 - 7933. 3:31 @ 7934. 3:32 - 5385. 4:00 - 5166. 5:30 - 4277. 10:00 - 50They were put in, Monday November 10th, and came out Wednesday November 12th.There were four shelves, the bottom shelf was two layers of grey over… Continue reading Fusing for Engraving