By Sandra Duran Wilson
Mixed-media powerhouse duo Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran Wilson, authors of the best-selling books picture move Workshop, floor therapy Workshop and combined Media Revolution, blaze new artistic territory with greater than a hundred ideas for engaged on greater than 35 specific surfaces during this, their jam-packed fourth book!
You'll locate whatever new and intriguing on each page:
More than 35 substitute surfaces, together with galvanized tin, mica, rawhide, nylon, unsanded grout, slate, spray foam and more
More than a hundred ideas for portray, sculpting, growing textures, encasing, carving, printing, shifting and more
More than one hundred twenty five advice for troubleshooting, getting ready your surfaces, completing and mounting your paintings, and taking your paintings to the following level
More than 50 inspiring comprehensive items of artwork showcasing the surfaces and methods
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All details add sculptural complexity and define style. All the discussion about pitchers to this point is also applicable to the making of mugs. One of the last shapes that student potters master is the mug. This might seem surprising since a mug is such a small and circumscribed object. In the pitcher are all the components of a good mug, for example, the importance of clearly articulated beginnings and endings. Because the mug is small, there is a tendency to think of it as footless and headless, changing it from a complete visual thought into a mere phrase.
They must be made with economy of movement and time. Even more than in the throwing of cylinders, each movement can sabotage the next. When making bowls the centered mass of clay should have a different shape from the centered mass for a cylinder. Begin with a centered mass shaped like a bulb on a stem and maintain the stem as you open up (figure 113). This shape is similar to the centered portion at the top of a cone of clay when the technique of throwing off the hump is used. 113 50 b ow l s 114 It takes awhile to develop the judgment to determine what proportion of the clay belongs in the stem part and what proportion in the base, but it is worth the struggle, because once you set up the centered mass correctly, the rest comes more easily.
Any mark made on the clay must have all the quality of a good drawing mark. It must have interest in itself (figures 102, 103). 100 p i t c he r s 101 Spouts in profile 102 103 45 46 p i t c he r s 104 Spout pulling stages 105 But it is true that the area where the spout grows out of the rim and walls must be attended to. After the spout is stretched into a shape, it is necessary to reaffirm the original shape out of which it grows and to decide what happens where the spout and the encircling rim meet (figure 104).
Alternative Art Surfaces: Mixed-Media Techniques for Painting on More Than 35 Different Surfaces by Sandra Duran Wilson