Saturday, November 29, 2008

Hand Painted Ceramisc - Bow Platter

From my first attempt at painting ceramics...I was hooked!

Being able to mix the paints and achieve a wide variety of values by adding water made it feel very close to using water color paints. I guess the biggest difference is that it is a bit of a guess as to the final colors...after firing...kind of an adventure.

I paint in layers building up values slowly.

This platter was from a series of home accessories I designed and made several years ago when I lived in Arizona.

They were sold in boutiques and specialty shops.

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