Assignment: Create at least 2 functional cups with at least one other complimentary form. These objects will comprise a thematic group.
Some students choose to interpret this assignment with very elaborate compositions; other students focus on more understated form and surface. Function is always the main goal. The variety of outcomes contribute to an interesting discussion on the concept and challenges of making (and using) utilitarian forms.
The ‘vase/pitcher’ form in the middle is approx. 12” tall
This student fired their work to cone 6 in oxidation, and then applied layers of lower fire glazes and underglazes, which were wiped-back and fired to cone 06-04 until he was satisfied with the results.