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Blog series by mafe updated 04-30-2015 05:36 PM 3 parts 5016 reads 36 comments total

Part 1: Modeling tools - for clay blog

03-26-2014 03:39 PM by mafe | 14 comments »

Modeling toolsfor clay I have to many things going on, one of them is the clay, I love the contradiction between the clay and the wood, one need to be cut, one so soft that it needs only a touch.In the wood we have the rigid set of rules that we try to bend to give it beauty, in the clay it’s all bend and we need to try and put some rules to make it speak. On Wednesdays I do nude model clay croquis.It’s difficult, really, two times twenty minutes for each pose, no more no le...

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Part 2: Personal clay tools, cutter, wire and new handles

01-06-2015 04:08 PM by mafe | 7 comments »

Personal clay toolscutter, wire and new handles I had some bad quality Clay Ribbon Cutters and was tired they bended also a cutter wire but with useless handles and this was why I got going. This is what it is all about, making a simple personal wire clay cutter and a Clay Ribbon Cutter. My wonderful daughter gave me this set for Christmas, after I had made the new cutter, so now I have a fine selection and can trash the cheap cutters completely, what a lucky dad I am. (Andy I burne...

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Part 3: Mafe's clay tools - spatulas from hack saw blades

04-30-2015 05:36 PM by mafe | 15 comments »

Personal clay toolsspatulas from hack saw blades Some of you know that I also work with clay, this is kind of a sharpening method for me.Clay croquis are a really intense way of sharpening your; eye – brain – hand interaction.To try and make an interpretation of what you see and stay out of the perfectionist trap. Here a clay croquis figure I made.(The black and pink vase and bowl are also mine). As with every thing we work with, we learn more and more about the process a...

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