Inner Circle Vase
Created by Lisa Scroggins
This wheel-thrown vase is created from low-fire white earthenware. The base has a small flare and the neck has a series of soft grooves carved into it. A black underglaze is hand brushed on the body of the vase in 5 layers to ensure a solid black, and the artist then uses the technique called sgraffito. The neck is underglazed in a rich turquoise and the base is creamy white. She paints her signature, 'Scroggins', in underglaze on the bottom. The vase is then kiln fired to cone 04 (1950f ). Once cooled, the artist hand brushes 3 coats of a dinnerwear clear gloss glaze and kiln fires once more, this time to cone 05 (1880f).