WEDDINGS HEAT AND CRACKED PLATES

WEDDINGS HEAT AND CRACKED PLATES
April 9, 2011 Clementina



I received a fabulous order last week to make 25 large platters for a special function to be delivered this coming Friday.
A tall order..!! Possible if the weather is right – i.e. not too wet, and not too hot. As luck would have it, it is HOT(mid thirties today in Cape Town I think) and the platters are c r a c k i n g..very nerve wracking..but we WILL pull it off somehow..trying now to control the pace of drying more slowly yet quickly enough to finish the order…aaah ceramics!! What a teacher of patience and stoicism…

And this afternoon a bit later we are off to a wedding up the west coast – about 100 kms away.
The images posted here are the gifts I have made – a commemorative platter for the bridal couple and a ‘christening’ bowl for their tiny daughter Sophie. Should be fun!

Comments (2)

  1. Kathryn Ashcroft 10 years ago

    Oooh they are beautiful. Did you paint the images/ words on? I love the simpicity of the text/drawings combined with the monochrome colour scheme.
    Kathryn

  2. Dabroart 10 years ago

    Very nice porcelain plates … are super…!
    WalDemar

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