Starting from any shape as base of the vase, you can model a vase not round, by growing as a free shape in your hands. The coils follow the shape of the base and then they can widen and narrow as you like. Here’s my vase made with this technique.
I glazed the interior of the pot, and I colored the outer surface with manganese oxide.
I’m Miriam Paternoster, an Italian art teacher in a Middle School of North Italy. This blog is a place to share and explore lessons, educational systems and techniques, with other art teachers and classrooms around the world.