Back Bay Pottery

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Making Marks... Sliptrailing

Pottery StudioChristine SilbaughComment

Making designs on my pottery is one of my favorite things to do.  

Drying Dinnerware...just sliptrailed 

Drying Dinnerware...just sliptrailed 

There is so many ways to make marks (designs). I love Sliptrailing because it leaves a raised texture so it adds an extra level of tactile experience when using the dishes. It is a very time consuming process...but it's worth it.  

Here is a high speed video showing just how I do it... 

Plates & bowls...just decorated  

Plates & bowls...just decorated  

Seeing Things in a Different Way

Christine SilbaughComment
Mountain Boxes

Mountain Boxes

Hanging planter

Hanging planter

New ideas have always come easy to me... 

One day when I was making some of my hanging planters, I looked at them and saw mountains... That is how my mountain boxes were born! 

Mountain Boxes Drying

Mountain Boxes Drying

Mountain Boxes glazed in Deep Sea Blue & Emerald Green

Mountain Boxes glazed in Deep Sea Blue & Emerald Green