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For the most part, however, Petravic and Bailey have given Silverman complete freedom to run wild, and pieces like this are closer in spirit to the work he did under his Atwater Pottery label. “On these, the clay itself is black and the glaze is a cobalt crater glaze. A lot of what I do has a limited palette and it becomes more about putting one glaze on top of the other, or using a thicker or thinner application to achieve a certain texture. The thicker and more crackly the glaze appears, the thicker the application.”