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...