Techniques

Slip Carving a Bowl

1. Trimming the foot of the bowl
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2. Smoothing the foot
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3. Applying glaze to the outside of the bowl and signing the foot

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4. Carving a line to create a border

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5. Applying glaze to the inside of the bowl

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6. When the glaze has partially dried, carving the grape leaf design on the inside of the bowl

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7. Applying liquid slip to complete the design elements on the inside of the bowl

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8. Finishing by carving a simple design on the outside of the bowl

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Ready for the bisque kiln!

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