I counted yesterday and I am at 40 pieces (plus a few odds and ends), so I guess that means I'm halfway to summer!
Here are my latest additions.
The inspiration hint for this day was to make something underwater. This is, therefore, a fish. Sort of a cartoon fish with anatomy like a disney fish.
I made a similar piece that is actually a set of two pieces that fit together face to face, concealing a fount object inside. I have been thinking of several things, rock-like objects that can be lifted up, revealing some other material underneath, objects that snap shut together somehow in the center (though I have no idea what the connecting apparatus would be), and sets that relate a clay impression to the non-clay impressed material.
The idea in these two objects (and the two previous) is far from worked out at this point, really more of a sketch or a trial.
Today's hint: something from your favorite movie. (Actually, it might have just said "movie" but I picked my favorite). This is a flux capacitor, of course.
No hint today, just sticking mechanical pencils in clay.
Today's hint: was to use clay in a way you have never done before. So this is clay straight out of the slake bucket, unwedged, unscored, unpaddled. Will it fall apart? I'm not sure.
I must have missed a day or gotten out of order because I think I made this piece the same day. I know I made it from clay I took out of the slake bucket (though I hand wedged and paddled it first). The inspiration hint was "sustainability" I have plans to someday use recycled paper for surface texture/decoration, but at the moment making something minimal allowed me to sustain through the week and go to bed early because I was exhausted.
And the end of the week, just making stuff.
Actually, the entire week is a blur. I had some issues with a student that made things a little difficult, I was tired all week and I was starting to run out of clay last night. I am working on an intimidating project that isn't for school (at least not exactly) and I'm feeling really ready for a break and the end of the quarter. Can I just sleep and read and eat ice cream for a week straight after the quarter ends?