This weeks sneak peek is of wine stained necklace pendants I am experimenting with. A friend of mine, Amy, actually gave me the idea of seeing what happens with a bisqued piece of clay (fired once) and wine. I had already designed and fired these new organic pendants and on Monday, realized I had a bottle of wine that no one liked that was going to get thrown out.
I used a cabernet sauvignon and will be curious to see what wines will create different shades. The first one I did, I painted the wine on a few times. The next one was put into a glass of wine and soaked for 30 minutes or so and the other two I let soak for 36 hours. The black marks on those two I am assuming were a chemical reaction between the clay and the wine, but who knows for sure. I'm an artist not a scientist, although playing with chemicals in the glaze lab is fun! Have a great weekend! I will be back on Monday!
the not so starving artist blog:
Here's the deal... I am an artist and I love food! I refuse to be labeled or included in the "starving artist" category. Now, while I have been broke... I want to be an artist and eat my cake too (metaphorically and literally!)
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