Getting Dizzy!

by laurie jane kern on January 10, 2010

I spent more time yesterday and today working on my swirls bowl. Keeping track of which swirl I was on was hard so I resorted to using marking pens to indicate which one I had just finished. Then I would clean the ink off when I had done all three and just before I started the next round.

I did complete the repousse from the inside and most of the outside planishing and undercutting.

My quandary is what to do with the inside surface.

The bowl is a wee little thing – about 2.5 to no more than 3″ in diameter and not even 2″ in height. When you look at it, you are looking in to the interior of the bowl, the outside surface is really an after thought when looking at it.

I decided to add texture to the outside surface that was NOT the swirls to make the them stand out. I am now pondering doing the same on the inside.  This will take a day or two to percolate through my brain..

Go over to Kernology to see more pictures, there are over 20 now posted, and tell me what you would do with the inside. [Please]

Outside of swirl bowl done

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Wendy Edsall-Kerwin January 25, 2010 at 10:38 am

Hah! I was thinking enamel too! I like the texture on the outside, but I think that the inside looks nice as is. You could always enamel it later ;^)

Laurie Jane Kern January 11, 2010 at 6:13 pm

Oh don’t get me started on enamel! I love the look and that might be next on the list but I think I should master raising/sinking and chasing/repousse first!

arianargent January 11, 2010 at 12:01 pm

Don’t do anything. Think of it as an upside-down bowl and make a mount for it.

Alternatively, you could enamel it, but that’s a whole new ball game.

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