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Thursday, January 28, 2010

Superbowl 2010 !

Sorry!!! If you thought this was going to be about football, it is NOT!


I am talking about a bowl that I made to celebrate the coming Superbowl.
A group of artists is going to be making a bowl to celebrate this event and I decided to make it with copper clay.
Copper clay is the newest of the metal clays in the market and I LOVE IT !!!!
The color and feeling of this wonderful metal creates beautiful pieces.

In this collage you can see a little of the process for making a piece with metal clay. I am always trying to make bigger and bigger pieces, this is my third bowl or pot that I make. The first one was bronze and it is only 1.30 inches, the second one was copper and it is only 2.20 inches by 2 inches. This bowl is about 3.40 inches by 3 inches.

I fired my metal clay bowl at full ramp up to 1700 F and hold it in that temperature for 3 hours, my final bowl came out great with some imperfections but I will learn from them !!!



16 comments:

  1. So very beautiful!!!!! You're a master! The textures on both top and bottom as well as your exquisitely made roses are just marvelous!

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  2. Thank You Master Lora !!!
    I am just an aprentice!!! ;-D

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  3. Simply gorgeous! The back is very cool... what a delight when you turn it over!

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  4. I am honor to have comments from such an amazing artists, Thanks to all !!

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  5. Gorgeous! I can just see this collecting jewelry or with a candle.

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  6. That is beautiful! The texture you've achieved with the metal clay is fabulous! My husband is participating in the "Super Bowl Challenge" too. He's almost done...

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  7. Thank You Vickie and Danielle !!!
    I am looking forward to seeing your husband's bowl !! ;-D

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  8. Oh, Lorena, you just keep making wonderful and beautiful and delightful creations!

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  9. Thank You very much Donna !!! ;-}
    It means a lot to me !

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  10. Very beautiful ! a pure light that emerge from ground (I'm french... I hope you'll undestand what i mean...)

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  11. Allo Isabelle !
    I undestand , your English is very good !
    Thank You!
    Merci !

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  12. I love all of your work, you are an ispiration!
    Diane Sepanski

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  13. Thank You very much Diane !! ;-D

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  14. Wow, makes me even more desperate to find my metal clay amongst the unpacked boxes, lol. Wonderful bowl and thanks for showing progress pics!

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