Crested Crane Vase; hand thrown porcelain, sgraffito
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Bob in SF




Location: San Francisco CA US
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Steps:
Throw the vase on a potters wheel using Icelia porcelain.
Dry until soft leather hard, then gently flatten the face of the vase while applying counter pressure on the back side.
Spray on a gradated tone of green underglaze.
Scratch (sgraffito) the portrait through the underglaze back down to the porcelain with a stylus and wire brush.
Underglaze the details.
Dry until bone dry.
Bisque fire.
Apply zinc-free clear glaze
Final fire at cone 6.
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Keywords: crested crane, vase, pottery, ceramics, hand thrown, porcelain, sgraffito, Markison
Camera: D300
Lens & Filters: Micro-Nikkor 105
Film and/or ISO: 500
Aperture: 10
Shutter speed: 125
Location: San Francisco
Tripod & Head
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