Thursday, July 21, 2011

Thursday Inspiration






Kathy King creates narrative imagery using black slip on mid-range porcelain (that is, cone 6ish) and a technique called sgraffito, a subtractive method of decoration in which the slip is scratched or carved away to create the image.
Kathy is giving a workshop at Portland Pottery in August!

2 comments:

Lori Buff said...

She's also got an opening at Mudfire this Saturday (7/23/11)for those readers in the Atlanta area:

http://www.mudfire.com/kathy-king-ceramics-2011.htm

Heedless said...

Scraffigto is so fun...I love the Raven piece...I am trying to get my kids into this...I throw the mug...cover it with slip and let them draw.

I used to carve it for them...but now they do a pretty good job..they are pretty impressed with the final look...

and Mommy get's kids art that will last forever..:)

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