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Re: Little Pig Tea pots & Other addictions

by kymidwife » Jun 11th, '10, 02:40

Hummmmm I dunno, now he looks like he's recycling last night's beer. :shock: :twisted:

Take 2 alka seltzer and call me in the morning.

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Re: Little Pig Tea pots & Other addictions

by Geekgirl » Jun 11th, '10, 13:29

ROTFL! hey little piggy!

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Re: Little Pig Tea pots & Other addictions

by Littlepig2 » Jul 17th, '10, 17:04

Hey ho! Here it is mid July already and I am such a slow poke. Here are a couple images of my latest hedge apple tea pots just out of the kiln. Image
You will find a few more pictures on http://www.flickr.com/photos/littlepigpottery/ I have yet to list any of them. If you have questions and/or are interested in procuring one please DM me.
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Re: Little Pig Tea pots & Other addictions

by Geekgirl » Jul 17th, '10, 17:06

LOVE the black one. What capacity did it turn out to have?

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Re: Little Pig Tea pots & Other addictions

by Chip » Jul 17th, '10, 17:11

GREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEN

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by Victoria » Jul 17th, '10, 18:23

Love the black one too! Not porcelain, right?

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Re: Little Pig Tea pots & Other addictions

by Littlepig2 » Jul 17th, '10, 19:10

Thanks Geek! Both teapots hold 350 ml and pour water just fine.

Ah Chip aka :mrgreen:! I have been attempting a green but it has been turning reddish in the heavy reduction. Ack! :cry: so I have a "cunning plan". I will glaze a couple in my next batch with an oribe. It stays green in reduction. Of course at the speed these critters make it through the process I figure the next group will be on parade this Sept.

Thanks Victoria, for dropping by! That dark blue tea pot with the black handles is porcelain. I accomplish the blue by spraying a black over a clear so this one got a little more black on it.

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by Chip » Jul 18th, '10, 21:04

Very interesting about the green in reduction ...

Oribe could be very interesting indeed! Cannot wait to see the hedge apples of your efforts. :mrgreen:

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by Littlepig2 » Jul 18th, '10, 23:17

Chip wrote:Very interesting about the green in reduction ...

Oribe could be very interesting indeed! Cannot wait to see the hedge apples of your efforts. :mrgreen:

Thanks Chip! I also am anxious to see the next hedge apples.

p.s. about the green going red in reduction--that is copper

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Re: Little Pig Tea pots & Other addictions

by Chip » Jul 18th, '10, 23:35

So is it greenish, blushed copper or red?

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Re: Little Pig Tea pots & Other addictions

by Robert Fornell » Jul 19th, '10, 02:08

Littlepig2 wrote:
Chip wrote:Very interesting about the green in reduction ...

Oribe could be very interesting indeed! Cannot wait to see the hedge apples of your efforts. :mrgreen:

Thanks Chip! I also am anxious to see the next hedge apples.

p.s. about the green going red in reduction--that is copper
Little Pig....

Fire your oribe in O2......... :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Best,
R

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by Littlepig2 » Jul 19th, '10, 06:27

Thanks R! firing in O2 would be the most direct route.

Chip--copper goes green in oxidation and red in reduction. (at least in the glaze base I've been using)

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by T-session » Jul 19th, '10, 10:37

Love your little hedge apple teapots!! ... and your teabowls and your tumblers and your mugs and y...... :D

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by Littlepig2 » Jul 20th, '10, 07:00

T-session wrote:Love your little hedge apple teapots!! ... and your teabowls and your tumblers and your mugs and y...... :D
:D Thanks Bill

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Re: Little Pig Tea pots & Other addictions

by JBaymore » Jul 20th, '10, 10:24

ronin ceramurai wrote:Fire your oribe in O2......... :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
I second the thought on the oribe. (One of the nice things about my noborigama..... different chambers can be fired different atmospheres and cones.)

best,

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