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second to last week

In sculpture, I am almost finished with my limestone snake. “The Sheriff” is all polished (and very soft), and painted in parts with acrylic paints. Although you don’t see very many sculptures painted now, it is actually more traditional to do so, and my prof thought it would be a nice addition. 246 more words

glazed circus set!! (and other glazed work)

Now, with almost all of my circus set glazed for ceramics, the set is really coming together. It’s really awesome seeing the set all stacked up, as if it were in use. 43 more words


I grew up in a family of collectors. Everyone had their own collection that spurned them on to garage sales, flea markets and antique shows. My earliest collection was of Majolica, a colorful pottery from the Victorian era. 65 more words

What is lusterware?

Lusterware or Lustreware  is a type of pottery or porcelain with a metallic glaze that gives the effect of iridescence, produced by metallic oxides (such as copper, tin or lead) in an overglaze finish. 73 more words