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  1. Pinch Pots • Inlaid slip design • Glazing basics

  2. The basics • Wedge a small piece of clay • Make a hole into the center with your thumb • Pinch and pull the clay walls to shape your vessel, maintain moisture levels and work in stages of firmness • Finish the lip, no cracks • The Process

  3. Finishing Touches •Refine the form •Smooth and Refine the lip •Foot •Smooth the surface

  4. Mishima design ideas

  5. The Process Carve the Design Clean the Design

  6. Apply Slip Let dry to leather and carve

  7. Steel wool Scrubber

  8. Bisque fire, then clear glaze

  9. Clear Glaze •ONLY AFTER BISQUE FIRING •NEVER APPLY GLAZE TO AN UNFIRED POT •Clear glaze is pink so you can see where you painted •Do not over or under apply, and allow coats to thoroughly dry

  10. Vessel 2 : Organic, asymmetrical and glazed

  11. Gordon Ward, 2010

  12. Jimmy Clark

  13. Grading PINCH VESSEL ONE – Symmetrical 1. Following Objectives: a. Height/Width 3” y/20n/15 b. Refined Symmetry y/20n/15 c. Even wall thickness y/20n/15 d. Inlaid Slip y/20n/15 2. Performance ______/20 Total:______________/100 PINCH VESSEL TWO - Assymetrical 1. Following Objectives a. Heigh/Width 3” _____/20 b. Use of Variety _____/20 c. Use of Rhythm _____/20 d. Use of Emphasis _____/20 2.Performance _____/20 Total:_______________/100

  14. 1. Pinch Pot construction – 1 week • 2. Carving design – 1-3 days • 3. Inlay slip to fill carvings…MORE SLIP • 1-3 days • 4. Carve, scrape, loop tool away excess to reveal design level with clay surface.