Coil vase with a ‘not round’ base

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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.
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6 thoughts on “Coil vase with a ‘not round’ base”

  1. I love this! It's nice and open-ended for the kids. I've been thinking about doing some clay projects with my after-school art class, but the ages vary, and a couple of the kids are only 5. What age-range do you think this would be appropriate for?

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  2. Hi DoodlesNYC!Surely you have to help the younger children, but you can do it for all ages. Just make small pots! And teach them how to join the coils, I think this is the most important step to have a good result!

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  3. Muy lindo me gustaría que lo hagan mis nuetos.
    Por Favor puede darme la receta para elaborar esta masa de arcilla? Gracias de antemano

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