Even More Studio Fun

Sue decided to make several of her decorated slab mugs

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Here she’s painted with colored slip on paper.  The trick is to now transfer the slip painting to a clay slab.
3_5_16_3After a little more decorating the image she moves it on top a slab of clay.
3_5_16_4Then slowly reveals the image by carefully and slowly pulling the paper back and the image transfers from the paper to the clay.
3_5_16_5Here she’s cut out the bottom of the mug.
3_5_16_6Now she has all the pieces ready for the mug.
3_5_16_9Here’s some more images she was working on today.
3_5_16_83_5_16_7More work on Shabories in my studio and then we tried a new technique.
3_5_16_1This is the size of a doo-rag, about 24 inches square.  This piece of cotton is folded in triangles and then clamped tight and the edges are dipped in stain.  This is what happens when it dries.