I've been collecting some images from the web that I think might be interesting to put on some of my pieces. I made some test tiles last week and tonite I will put a layer of colored slip on them and put them in to be bisque fired. Then next week, I am going to use some wax resist to draw/paint the pattern on the colored tile and put glaze on top of that.
These are the vases that started it all. I saw these at Target one day (they're on clearance now online!). You might not be able to tell from the picture, but the lighter blue areas are recessed and sort of rough, while the darker blue areas are smooth and raised. I am assuming that some sort of resist was used in the light blue areas, which is what I plan to do, as explained above.

I really like the simplicity of this asian/cherry blossom type of design. It seems fairly easy to do, which is good since I'm not too good with wax and a paint brush. (from: Crate and Barrel - I can't find the exact link, sorry.)
This is from wrapables.com and the pattern is super simple, which again is why I like it. I'm not a fan of the gold, but it might make an interesting piece with the slip, wax and glaze method.
I am not sure exactly how a pattern like this would work on a ceramic piece in one color, but I am going to give it a try. (from: Anthroplogie)
And last but not least, this is actually a desktop from this great site and was made by this place (which I have not looked at much yet, but looks like it could be a cool website).

I am truly working on writing ceramics-related posts on Wednesdays. So far, I am not doing too well...


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