Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Michael Kline challenge part II

I SCRUBBED my studio today and it felt so good I wanted to make something right away, but I am baby sitting a bisque load and going up two flights of stairs from studio to kiln, so I needed something that would be fairly easy and could sit around between trips to the kiln. So, I made some trays and found that I had just enough clay left in the bag I opened for 12 of them!
Does anybody like these Jomon pots besides me? I am intrigued by them and what the potters were thinking when they went so crazy with the coilly thingys. I am thinking about trying to make one just to see what the process is like. I thought I would try and use the same sort of tools that they might have used. Like I don't have enough on my mind right now, huh! I have some fun news from the Olympics, come back later for that!!!


ang said...

i do love the jomon pots, did a bit of a study on them at cool, love the rope markings too...maybe they had too much time on their hands and had a lil MK many loops before 12??

cookingwithgas said...

I give it a big thumbs up!

Linda Starr said...

yeah for twelve, I like the jomon pots and I go off on tangents myself, I might have to stop reading your blog (just kidding, glad I'm not the only one) since you definitely encourage/validate that in me and i sure don't need it any more, but it sure is fun isn't it.

Trish said...

Tracey..good going on the twelve!:)
and I did google the Jomon! it IS interesting..I am a lover of the coils/swirls on pots and there are some beautiful ones there..I agree with Linda, you continue to inspire and give me all sorts of ideas! to just get to the studio and do it! :)

Kim from Kansas said...

Cool pots!