Encourage it out approx in the morning.
Next I trim and clean.
then I persuade it into a new shape and place it on to a slab.
Add the trimmings …
By this point I have approximately 10 hours involved.
The leaves are placed and carved, the Koi is detailed out.
Side Shot with underglazing.
YIPPEE… no Surprises after Bisque Firing….
Next is the final glazing.
Once that is complete I have approximately 25 hours in to one piece.