Saturday, January 24, 2009

On the Way to the Masked Fall

If you haven't noticed, I love plays on words and phrases. Even though many times they are cliches, they have become a part of our tradition and I respect that.

Without a doubt, this is an autumn mask. Instead of going to a ball, this leaf is headed for a fall (in disguise). I had a great time working on this and trying out some new combinations. It is very satisfying mixing up my own glazes and trying for different effects. I hope that it keeps my work from becoming boring, for me or for the viewer.

The final firing was raku - the branch is from a tree in my yard.

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