Pelican 2014, Coil built using Vashon White clay with grog, fired to cone 6. Mayco Alabaster glaze, various stains and under glazes
2 pelicans made in January 2014, Coil built using same glaze and clay as above. Note: one pelican has a hand-pinched fish in it's beak.
Pelican with fish, 2014, coil built, 10 inches tall, 15 inches in length
More Coil Built Pelicans of various sizes
Swimming Pelicans, extruder and slab constructed. These are my latest invention, Creating pelicans from an extruded clay tube. These are 5 inches tall and about 7-8 inches in length. I used a mix of vashon brown, ckk 6 porcelain, and vashon white clay. Made in February 2014
Porcelain Pelicans, These are some earlier pelicans. The large one is coil built. The smaller ones are pinched. I try to make them in various poses to give them personality.