Pottery I Made My Husband For Christmas

Pottery I Made My Husband For Christmas

Polly Castor pottery

I made these two “soup and half sandwich” trays for my husband for Christmas (we have bowls that will match.) Both of these pieces represent progress for me technique-wise. The one on the left is my first sgraffito (clay carving technique) on multiple colors. On the one on the right, I pioneered an original under-glaze technique using artist’s tape on wet clay that worked astonishingly well. I will be doing more of that! Anyway, as you can see below, he liked them.

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Polly Castor pottery

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  1. […] the oblong pottery plates I made my husband for Christmas. This shape we find particularly useful. I made him two for Christmas in 2013, and we have used them so much, that I thought it would be great to expand the […]

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