Cups, mugs, jar, teapots, vases, boxes – oh my! Put a lid on it LOL
My master teacherMillie St. John directed us to focus on lids this semester at Clayscapes Pottery. There are myriad types of lids to play with, to create, to use – all based on one’s intent. I’ll show pics of lids I made, and hopefully lids other students made this year. In the mean time here is a series of photos of Millie making a lid.
1. In addition to enjoying learning about and making different types of lids I also thought I’d create pieces for the upcoming wood-firing. One rule I forgot was that for wood-fired pieces, the lid should extend beyond the lip. Perhaps like these (photos courtesy of The Spruce):
When it was time for wood-firing I acknowledged the error of my ways several times… a lesson learned.
2. The other thing I was interested in trying was combining my finished pieces with a crystal or stone. Here are the wood-fired finished pieces that were fashioned with a crystal or stone fully with mindfulness and sage.