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Now, back to ceramics.
|Closeup of one of Hannah's dishes|
|Hannah applies her slip trailing on a wet surface of white slip|
|I love the feet on this bird!I also enjoyed watching her combine fine dotting along with trailing and some combing|
|Doug applying leaves to the pitcher|
|Doug removing the leaves, showing the impression left|
|The swiftness with which Doug applied these decorations was fascinating.|
Hannah made a large dish by throwing a base and then adding two large coils for the side and marly. She said she usually applies it as one large coil, but in this case had two separate coils which she overlapped and joined.
|Hannah placing the coils|
|Hannah throwing the side and marly after the coils were compressed onto the base|
|Doug attaching and pulling handle|
|Doug demonstrating the traditional rolled coil found at the terminal of handles on historic pieces|
|Close-up of the coil|