The little head, center, was a model Krantz made for a kids’ clay class she was going to teach. “It was fun to make something representational in the midst of all these abstract shapes and forms.” The vessels at upper right are Krantz’s experiments in majolica. “It’s a process where you dip clay, after it’s been bisqued, in this glaze which is often white and it provides a really pristine canvas to paint on top of. It’s really beautiful if you do it right, but it’s really fussy, it tends to crack pieces a lot, and it shows everything.” Krantz’s verdict: “I don’t think this is for me.”
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The little head, center, was a model Krantz made for a kids’ clay class she was going to teach. “It was fun to make something representational in the midst of all these abstract shapes and forms.” The vessels at upper right are Krantz’s experiments in majolica. “It’s a process where you dip clay, after it’s been bisqued, in this glaze which is often white and it provides a really pristine canvas to paint on top of. It’s really beautiful if you do it right, but it’s really fussy, it tends to crack pieces a lot, and it shows everything.” Krantz’s verdict: “I don’t think this is for me.”