Name: Low Tide
When was it made: June 2015
Width: 9.5cm Height: 7.5cm
Technical Data: Stoneware clay body fired to 1220C
Hyplas and local clay slip monoprint
Shop bought transparent overloaded with Red Iron Oxide
Platinum Lustre 740C
Time to make: Mug Body 5 minutes
Handling 10 minutes
Monoprint 5 minutes
Glazing 2 minutes
Lustre 5 minutes
Total time 27 minutes
The glaze on this post hides everything, underneath there is a monoprint like so many other pots in the early part of the collect.
The glaze is so overloaded with iron oxide it has become matt and opaque. The finger tips give away some of the secrets hidden underneath.
One day I hope my work with clay will enable me to travel across the sea.