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First Steps

Having managed to get a selection of hardware and materials including scouring pads, cloths, wire wool, clay, cement, scrim I started to experiment with the materiality of clay. How does it behave when subjected to forces and processes?

What happens when you soak a scouring pad in slip and fire it?

How does the addition of scrim to a paper clay slab change the way it behaves when folded?

What does cement admixture do when added to a clay body?

A small selection of experimental process and materials now completed are ready for the kiln and the addition of a process which may have unexpected results...

UncategorizedDean Coates