Blog: past project

Largess Derby: Stained Glass Ceramic Pendants

Largess Derby: Stained Glass Ceramic Pendants

For this weekend I’ve painted 12 ceramic pendants in the style of medieval stained glass. Duncan has these cool glazes called French Dimensions, which results in textured glazes lines, kinda reminiscent of the puffy t-shirt paint from the 80’s. I did quite a lot with those paints, so terrible and great 🙂 I had previously...

Big Daddy on his way

Big Daddy on his way

new work in progress.. Big Daddy Mug 😀So far the bisque is painted but not clear glazed. Will be fired this week hopefully. Edit: Done! I am drinking coffee out of this one as I write.. He came out of the mug and I am very happy with the...

Experimenting with pre-made ceramics

Experimenting with pre-made ceramics

This past few weeks we have been doing a bit of experimenting with re-glazing ceramic objects we’ve found at dollar stores and thrift stores. This is mosly the hus-monkey’s project and doing… but thrifting is fun so I’ve been helping choose items and will hopefully paint a few. We’re trying things that are both just...

Adventures in Pebble Weave Part 2

Adventures in Pebble Weave Part 2

I had started on a new band, the good version, of the dragon heads pebble weave and it isn’t exactly turning out like I had expected it to. I mean.. it looks “right” in that it’s actually creating the dragon heads.. but the texture of the 2 hole is getting a little lost.I think this...

Illumination – Kitty Scroll the Second

Illumination – Kitty Scroll the Second

As it turns out the kitty scroll was quite popular, and it seems I did a good enough job to be asked to do another 🙂 This one was a lot of fun because I knew the recipient well enough to sneak a lot of personal details into it. The inspiration for the scroll came...

Heraldic Majolica Plate Set

Heraldic Majolica Plate Set

These plates were created to be the prizes for the Lady Mary Memorial Tournament.  Since I’d been painting on ceramics for quite a while it seemed like a good idea to do something in the same direction as that. Our event had 2 different themes.. the official theme was Mythical Beasts, and for the feast...