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quick bowls

updated fri 4 jan 08


Forrest on thu 3 jan 08

Here's a technique you might want to try for that bowl fundraiser:

Throw a bowl shape you like, but don't put a foot on it. Make the outside
of your bowl smooth. Bisque it. Then take a thick slab of foam, like a
pillow form from a craft's store and with pre-cut clay slabs, press the bowl
into the slab. When you release the pressure, the bowl shape should remain.
Obviously, the clay can't be too stiff or too wet for this. Repeat 29 more
times. The kids could do this and use slip or underglazes to make them