Friday, December 4, 2009

294 & a contest for plate #300


Update: Thank you for all your submissions! Have a great weekend, and do look for plate #300 on Monday, December 14th. Cheers!

It's that time of the year again! Plate #300 is due on Monday, December 14th, and we're looking for your ideas. This time we're asking everyone to post images to our newly formed Flickr group, located here. If you can't post to Flickr, you can leave your submission in the comments on this post. And for Flickr members who love clay, feel free to use our other group for all other photos, located here.

We have a new judge for the contest, the lovely Leili Towfigh. Leili is an artist and educational technologist who works with whatever strikes her fancy: clay, paint, film, pixel, pencil, ranunculus, rusted metal, wool, felt, linoleum, wood, etc. She writes a monthly column, Eye to I, about fine arts and inspiration for Soul Pancake, and muses about art and the creative process on Beyond the Picture.

The winner will get their plate posted on Monday, December 14th as post #300. And! That lucky person will also get one of the amazing porcelain plates pictured above from the studio of Yasha Butler. Once again, thank you so much for all of the nice notes you've left on the blog. Now, let's see those plates :)

Rules:
1. In addition to plates we'll accept submissions for bowls and platters
2. Work must not have been published on this site
3. Of course it's totally fine to plug your own work. And remember, this contest is not limited to potters -- anyone can send us an url to a favorite plate
4. Multiple submissions are fine
5. Submit your plate by any/all of these means:
-- Flickr: The 300post group
-- Comments on this post: we'll need an url to an image of the piece
6. And, icing on the cake (i.e. not a requirement), tell us how it was done! We're a curious bunch!
7. The contest will close at noon Pacific/3pm Eastern on Friday, Dec. 11th

(If you're curious about the last contest, you can see that here)

18 comments:

Linogirl said...

Hi This small plate is one of mine. I make objects under the name of Linogirl. This piece is hand formed in southern Ice porcelain and is a one off hand painted design.

This site is my first stop in the morning. So inspiring. Thanks!



http://www.linogirl.com.au/sofie%20and%20little%20milmo%20small%20plate%20110x105mm%201.jpg

frog ponds rock... said...

Hi, I have uploaded my submissions to Flickr. You can also see my submissions here on my blog. Cheers Kim.

http://frogpondsrock.com/2009/12/submissions-for-a-plate-a-day/

Linogirl said...

My URL doesn't seem to be working. Ill try again
http://www.linogirl.com.au/sofie%20and%20little%20milmo%20small%20plate%20110x105mm%201.jpg

www.linogirl.com.au

Mignon said...

The spaces in the url are throwing it off. It's the one on this page: http://www.linogirl.com.au, titled "'Sofie and little Milmo."
We have it, thanks.

bronxboy said...

I am a novice at this but I finished this plate about ten days ago. See if you like it.

www.picasaweb.google.com/oddpotter



Steve

jimgottuso said...

hi, here's my entry... 3 url's for 3 different shots of the same piece. it is ^6 porcelain oxidation with a translucent chocolate colored glaze over an etched (hydro-abrasion) interior with chattering on the exterior. the process is for etching is to paint a shellac resist on with a brush and etched the exposed areas away with water at the bone dry unfired stage. after drying this is done again and finally the remaining exposed etched areas are filled with a black slip. here's the urls...

http://jimgottuso.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/chocolate1.jpg

http://jimgottuso.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/chocolate1a.jpg

http://jimgottuso.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/chocolate1b.jpg

Michi said...

I'd like to nominate one of Bandana Pottery's plates. It's the plate shown in #9 in their slide show:
http://www.michaelhuntpottery.com/potsgallery6.html/index.html

MangoTree said...

Hi there my work is varied and to do with interaction with ceramics. My latest work is dealing with images from inner city Sydney. The plates I used where recycled from restaurants that no longer can use them due to the minor surface scratching. I use ceramic decals to place my images onto the plates. You can see the details at http://mangotreedesigns.blogspot.com/ cheers Owen

akunabay said...

I love this purchase of mine on etsy! Hope you all will do the same.

http://www.etsy.com/view_transaction.php?transaction_id=17699633

Schnee said...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/kstsnck/4103477877/in/set-72157608570546917/

A friend's oribe plate that came out of a gas-fired kiln a few weeks ago....

http://www.flickr.com/photos/kstsnck/3328334185/in/set-72157608570546917/

Another gas fired plate

http://www.flickr.com/photos/kstsnck/2689470775/in/set-72157608570546917/

And her 3-layered bowl

Alexis said...

Hi I posted a few pieces and here is the link to my pictures
http://www.flickr.com/photos/45323503@N08/4175949516/

Sue D said...

Hi, I posted my pics on Flickr with the full description on my blog:

http://downestreamstudio.blogspot.com/2009/12/maple-leaf-platter.html

Thanks!

Ellen Mulligan said...

Well, your contest made me setup my etsy store, for plates, and finally jump in! here is my first entry:

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=36579212

it is fired cone 6 in a electric kiln. And thanks a lot, I find your blog really inspiring.
also, will post image to flickr site...

Ellen Mulligan said...

here is my second entry - not sure if we were supposed to do a separate comment for each plate. Sorry if this is inconvenient...

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=36574960

thanks again

Lorraine K said...

This is really for the professionals...

Lorraine K said...

This is really for the professionals...

Lorraine K said...

This is really for the professionals...

Mignon said...

Thank you for submitting your work, everyone! As Leili says in post #300, it was indeed a treat to look at all the pieces. Thanks again.