Friday, September 24, 2010
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Saturday, September 18, 2010
The full view, not the best photo I must add, the sun was very bright that day...
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
The slip always looks mottley at this stage but it will burn clean in the firing.
Burnished tile and carved...
Photographed on an angle to show the mirror finish resulting from burnishing and polishing off with a soft plastic freezer bag for extra gloss!
Saturday, September 11, 2010
Thursday, September 9, 2010
Gallery director (above right) Jennifer Stiller
Exhibiting artist (above right) Heather Gall with her mother Ann
Gallery director (above right) Richard Stiller
Sunday, September 5, 2010
I'll be exhibiting new works from my "Unearthed" ceramics and giving an insight into the makings, behind the scenes in the studio and a presentation of my works practice from the humble beginnings to the current day.
Hope to see some familar faces agmonst the crowd.....
Sat. September 11 - Lake Kawana Community Centre, Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina 9am - 5pm
Saturday, September 4, 2010
Porcelain tiles... bisque fired:
F - Slip trail
G - Inlay
H - Resist with latex
I - Resist with shellac
ps. all the finer details on each technique can be found by clicking here
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Gotta love serendipity.
H - Resist with Latex
I've added colour with black underglaze and used the spatter method with an old toothbrush, once dry the latex is peeled off.
I - Resist with Shellac
Traced letter into the clay and outlined the border.
F - Slip Trail
As the names suggests, coloured clay is inlaid into the wet claybody. The letter transfered as usual, using a carving tool cutting into the clay to make the letter G and border
It's left to harden to the leatherhard stage and the excess slip is scraped off with a flexible metal kidney, revealing the lines of colour.
Finished - dry stage, sanded and ready for bisque!