[belated] pottery-painting!

For Valentine’s Day (yes, i did procrastinate that long), Jun invited me to her church’s youth group activity day at The Art Room.

Both our first time attempting pottery-painting! (truly did not expect to come into contact with pottery so soon after san gimignano 1300: deja vu!)

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You could choose your object of desire ranging from – teapots (me), essential oil burners (jun), tapas dishes, mugs, coin banks etc. The good thing is that these objects are food-safe after firing.

Since it was Valentine’s, I decided to decorate my teapot with heart-shaped flowers. Not the most inventive, I know, but I am armed with little artistic talent. Jun painted pineapples under the sea. haha.

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The glazes turn much brighter and shinier upon firing, so you essentially have to imagine what the end-product might look like while colouring it.

Here’s the end result! (against the messy background of my workstation)

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The unglazed interior has since taken on the colour of tea, and even a very faint tea scent. heh.

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