Pottery form

Daniel Rhodes Photographs by Thomas Liden pitman publishing limited london 1976

work turning into vessels

Bottles whilst throwing preparing and planning the body before the top part of the pot. using a stick can help with much delicacy in touch. as well as making the body- leaving fro 1/2 hours to dry then to add a large coil to the dried body Р centering and a neck is formed from it alternating between thinning and coiling. Рmore freedom in shaping the body of the bottle since it not withstand with strain.


– communication with the inside is at a minimal.

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Breathing into a clay form


“One could anticipate that the end result of this blowing might approach a perfect sphere. The sphere is said to be the most difficult of all forms to throw, but even when achieved it proves to be a form in which the dynamics of growth and change have resulted in static perfection.

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