Saturday, January 5, 2013

Close up

Just look what a little water, sun and soil can do...I'm growing and growing now!

It's really hard to get her in focus!
 I had borrowed back this statuette from the gallery while they were closed over Christmas, and now she's back at Black Mountain Center for the Arts.

Just wanted to get a close up of her features...difficult to see with camera.  I'm interested in how the white glaze filled in low places which were shadows before glazing, thus making a kind of negative image as raised areas remained darker like her lips.
I had her home so I could get a critique from my son the sculptor who's in grad school at Indiana University.  Yep, I still have some areas to work on.

4 comments:

  1. Both are really beautiful. It's so hard to get great shots of shinny white ceramics.

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    1. Yes, do you know any good photo tricks? I'm looking forward to a few flowers in just days!

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  2. I love that white glaze on your sculpture, it looks like a celadon even though it's white. You've surprised me with the fact that the white glaze can have some negative areas in the raised portions. I must have a new look at some glazes to see this effect. Always something new to learn.

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  3. And both are stretching toward the sky.

    Your lady is lovely. I'm sure your son was very impressed. Beautiful clean glaze.

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