Most of my week was finishing and working on this installation for my exhibition in the SpaceLab with Max. The felting took quite a long time but I finished it and I'm really happy with the result. I now want to create some forms in fiber and dip them in resin to see what it looks like. Maybe that would become a part of my ceramic installations eventually?
I finished sculpting my second piece for the semester! I am excited to get it fired and glazed. I did two different line blends that turned out really well. I put one of the glazes on some small dishes I made. It turned out more green than I was expecting. I am not mad about it but hoping that I can get it more pink for my actual piece. I think maybe it wasn't mixed up right or settled weird or something.
I did two line blends this week and was VERY happy with the results. I did small increments of tin oxide (left) and chrome oxide (right). There are multiple tiles that I will use out of this bunch. I think the next two line blends I do will be smaller increments since they were fairly drastic changes. I also have a better system down for measuring the small amounts of chrome.
I also made more progress on my second sculpture which will feature another texture roller along with the bumpy texture I added to the surface. The first sculpture I made is out and drying and will be ready for the bisque kiln this week!
This week I finished sculpting my first installation piece! I am excited to get it fired and see what it looks like all put together. I am going to be experimenting with resin and glaze combinations to see exactly what I want the surface to look like. I also roughly started a new piece that will also have texture from the 3D rollers I made. I wanted to make long fingers in the form to mimic the texture, but also to run fiber through and continue forming that connection between ceramic and fiber.
The Common Experience committee and Office of Disability Services are pleased to invite you to the first event in this year’s Common Experience programming related to the 2022-2023 theme “All In: Expanding our Disability Advocacy.”
Please join us in UC 127 on Tuesday, October 11th from 7:00-8:30 PM for a panel discussion with members of the IU Southeast community. During this discussion, which will be moderated by Matt Springer, Coordinator of Disability Services, our panelists will describe their experiences as college students who have disabilities, some visible and others invisible. They will also discuss disability advocacy on our campus. There will be time for an audience Q&A as well.
This discussion will include three panelists, who are each either current or former IU Southeast students, who have unique experiences that they are eager to share:
This week Molly and I wrapped up our exhibition and de-installed! We had the reception and it was nice to celebrate it. It wasn't exactly how we imagined, but it still turned out pretty good and we learned a lot!
I also am starting to build a sculpture. I am imagining this to be a hanging installation. The surface will have one of my 3D printed cell textures and the holes will have fiber. I am excited to get texture on it and see where it goes. I also plan to start another form this week.