The Process

 
This is the Process….
I start with a mold of the Koi
Usually lay it out in the late afternoon.

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