Thursday November 24, 2016

Today was by far the best day I have ever had. It was so much fun I am seriously considering focusing more on ceramics next year at Goldsmiths. First of all, the fact that we were trusted with the materials was great. Whenever I used to do pottery in at my old school, they would always make us feel like we were little kids and that we didn't know anything about art. I talked a few times with kathleen and she really liked my sketchbook pages, which is always a good thing. Today I also made a prototype of my final bowl. I tried a few times but the bowl was too dry for me to pinch it so it ended up breaking literally everywhere. What a waste of time! But I now know that I need to take out the bowl from the mould wayyyy early so that I can morph it and pinch it. I also accidentally made the bottom concave when I took my prototype out, and honestly I am seriously considering keeping that shape in my final soup bowl. It just makes it look so modern. After doing a few trials, I ended up with my final prototype, which is kind of bumpy and lumpy everywhere but I know what I am going to do in the future. I will come in tomorrow to get an extra day alone in the workshop so I won't be stressed on Monday.

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