ta 2.jpg

Artistic Practice

Skills and Processes

Hand Building 

  • Pinch Pots

  • Coiling

  • Slab Building 

  • Clay Forming

  • Surface Manipulation

  • Paper Clay Methods​​

  • Adobe building

  • Sgraffito 

  • Slip Trailing 

  • Wax Resist

  • Decals

  • Incision and Slip

  • Mono Printing

  • Water etching/Erosion 

Mold Making 

  • Recycling Clay

  • Kneading

  • Throwing

  • Turning

  • Pulling Handles

  • Press Mold 

  • One Piece Mold

  • Two Piece Mold

  • Three Piece < Mold

  • Slip Casting Method

Surface Manipulation

Throwing

Glazing

  • Oxcides

  • Underglaze

  • Overglaze

  • Onglaze

  • Lusters

  • Coloured Slip

  • Engobes 

  • Clay Addatives​ 

  • Glaze Research 

  • Glaze Testing 

  • Clay Testing

  • Paper Clay Making

  • Use of the Kiln 

  • Use of Glaze Lab 

  • Use of PPE 

" I grew up with clay. I was reminded the other day that I learned how to spell my name by writing it into a piece of clay." - Ria O'Connor 

Find me on Instgram