Black and white

I'm working with black slip to concentrate the light emitted through the polar ice porcelain on the surface on these lamp shades. These are still in progress and have not been bisqued or fired to full temperature so the slip looks lighter and greyer than it will when the shades are finished.

 Being painted with black slip

Being painted with black slip

 Relief carving

Relief carving

 Same shade on all sides. 

Same shade on all sides. 

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 This is one of the medium sized shades. 14 lbs of porcelain, approximately 11" tall. 

This is one of the medium sized shades. 14 lbs of porcelain, approximately 11" tall.