How To Make: Tiny Houses (Part 2)

March 4, 2011 § Leave a comment

So the blank shapes were left to set overnight under a piece of newspaper. It’s been more than 2 days since the last post, because that’s how long it’s taken me to finish carving out all the houses (about 40-odd pieces) in three separate sessions.

8. Here’s a blank house that has set with nice sharpish corners. And these are the tools I use to make the marks:

9. Putting the face on the house. First I go in and poke the windows, and then I make up the rest of the house around that:

The little soldiers waiting for their faces…

Finally done!

10. But not quite yet! What I do is wait until the pieces are dry, and then use fine fine sandpaper to clean up the bits where the clay has kicked up. Then done with the shaping and on to firing and glazing!

That’s all for now…

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