Miles; Sgraffito on Clay Slab
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Bob in SF




Location: San Francisco CA US
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Mood piece inspired by Miles Davis' "Kind of Blue" album, loose likeness; steps:
Roll out a 3/8" slab of B-Mix clay, cut to desired shape; 6x9".
Let dry until hard leather hard, 36-48 hours.
Spray with black, then blue underglaze.
Scratch in image through the colors with bits of steel wool on a toothpick and a fiberglass brush.
Dry slowly until bone dry (warm on the cheek).
Bisque fire.
Spray a gradated Koke blue glaze, then spray clear glaze, then fire to cone 6.
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Keywords: Miles Davis, clay, ceramics, sgraffito, "Kind of Blue", glaze, Markison
Camera: D300
Lens & Filters: MicroNikkor 105mm
Film and/or ISO: 400
Aperture: 9
Shutter speed: 100
Location: San Francisco
Tripod & Head
handheld
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