There’s a trick to making birds and animals with hollow bodies. A hollow body uses less clay and is lighter and will dry out more quickly. To make a hollow body make two pitch pots and stick them together …. I’ve written another blog post with more pictures showing how to make a hollow ball […]
This chicken is made with a solid body like the mouse in the previous post. Use about 150g of clay – a Dipsy Dragon ball of clay will make 2. (Any ammount of clay will do if you stick to the fractions given)
If you use about 150 grams of clay. Your ball of clay from Dipsy dragon will make 2 mice or other animals. **Remember to scratch and wet both surfaces of the clay when you stick bits of clay to each other**
This chick is also based on a cone like the bunny in the last post. Start with two equal sized balls of clay.
Ceramic clock numbers around polished wood centre!
Making Father Christmes! The head and body completed separately and then stuck together. The beard should go on last!
The old ‘Old warrior’s has flown the nest and is happily living on a dini g room table in Dinas Mawddwy!A new ‘Old warrior’s is now under way!
Just out of a Raku firing glazed with red crackle glaze and white crackle features. He is 20cm tall and selling at a bargain price of £32. Can be posted. Fired in our electric kiln to cone 05 1046 degrees. Reduction in straw on a bed of sawdust. Peter was disappointed he wasn’t shiny – […]
The larger dragons have taken about 2 hours each to make so I need to make some smaller simpler ones. I wanted to time how long it took but had people in the shop buying things!! Probably between 30 mins and 1 hour. Only the body is hollow. Here he is drying off with his […]