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Teapot Tuesday - Dogwood Teapot

This is another example of a side handled teapot.  Last weeks teapot was smaller and had the handle on the left, this one is a little larger and is handled on the right side.  This pot was also made with a white clay that works well for doing Mishima and underglaze design so that's exactly what I did with it.  I even took some videos of the processes, you can find them on my youtube channel here.

Dogwood Mishima pottery tea pot by Future Relics Gallery
Dogwood Teapot
The only thing I don't like about this teapot is trying to get a good photograph of it.  I think it looks a little off balance in the picture because the handle is behind the teapot body.  If I take the picture from the top like I did the smaller side handled teapot, then you loose a lot of the detail of the painting.  These are some of the trials of a 3D artist showing work in 2D.  How would you photograph the piece?

I hope everyone has a great Teapot Tuesday.  I can't wait to see the tea pots the other potters are posting.

Check out the gallery page - Future Relics Gallery by Lori Buff

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  1. The picture isn't coming up. The video is fine. Neat pot!

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    1. Thanks for the heads up, the storms have messed up my internet service so I may take a few hours to fix it. I'll post on Facebook when I can.

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  2. You have no idea how much I want to photograph and CANNOT !

    XO T

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    1. It should be working now, sorry about that.

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  3. oh I love that teapot, my pink dogwood has a couple of flowers I may post them tomorrow. the dogwood is wonderful as the flowers reflect light from the sun and your teapot has captured that brightness very well.

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    1. Thanks Linda. I'd love to see your dogwood trees.

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