I generally fill many molds decorating a variety of shapes to most efficiently fill the kiln. Here, I explore using the same hexagonal mold filling it every couple of days with a fresh slab of soft clay. I played with depth, created multiples, stacking and slicing them to invent unique items such as deep bowls, wall pockets, shallow platters, shelves and a footed chalice. So many ideas to fit in one article.
The July/August issue is on news stands or get the tablet edition with added content, here. Perfect summer reading!