Rose Vase; hand thrown and hand piped porcelain
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Bob in SF




Location: San Francisco CA US
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Steps:
Make a rotating flower building framework out of Fiddlestix or Tinker Toys.
Mix Nara 5 cone 5-6 porcelain with water using an immersion blender, dispersing as necessary with Darvan 7 and thickening as necessary with epsom salts solution to the consistency of buttercream frosting.
Pipe out the roses with a pastry bag.
Throw vase on the potters wheel.
Gently lift flowers and apply them to textured vase surface using scissors and a putty knife.
Pipe leaves directly onto the vase.
Bone dry it slowly over a 1 week time frame.
Bisque fire then hand paint with transparent celadon glazes.
Final fire at cone 6.
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Keywords: rose, vase, hand thrown, piped, pastry bag, flowers, porcelain, ceramics, pottery, Markison
Camera: D300
Lens & Filters: Micro Nikkor 105mm
Aperture: 5.6
Shutter speed: 125
Location: San Francisco
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