As someone who mostly makes mostly thrown work, I decided to switch it up a bit and make some hand-built boxes with the rope texture seen in most of my work. I sometimes forget how laborious hand-building can be.
|My shapes cut from a slab of clay textured with rope|
|The lid upside down. The small lips are to|
make sure it doesn't slide around and fall off.
|Creating the box sides.|
|After a lot of scraping and smoothing...voila! box!|
|3 unfired boxes with different clays|