clay work

It was a staff development workshop and usually there is a variety for us to choose from. I chose to do one on Chinese calligraphy painting last year and this year, I went for pottery making. It was a 2-session workshop and for the first workshop, we were introduced to the type of clay we were using and some of the instruments we needed to make our very own ice-cream bowl.


 In that 2 hours, we kneaded and moulded the clay into the shape of the ice-cream bowl. we were taught how to smooth out the clay, how to handle and cut the excess material off without damaging the bowl. Then we left it out to dry.
 The second session was conducted during the June holidays. By then, the bowl has harden and it was ready for the next process. C came to work with me that day when I told her that I was going to work on the product.
She picked the colours she wanted and proceeded to paint the bowl with much concentration.

The final product! I brought it back for her and she immediately placed it in the glass display we have at home. :)



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