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Acorn on the leaf

About this design:

I was itching to try ceramic, so I looked for a nice acorn and made a mold from it, then a real leaf to press into the clay, for the leaf texture.. I did not glaze this, I hand painted it with acrylic paint then acrylic sealer.


Ceramic clay and acrylic paint, hand painted and dry brushed..

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  1. Sarajo W
    Sarajo W says:

    Lynn, that piece is so lovely… what a nice job!

  2. Laud
    Laud says:

    That’s wonderful! I’d love to learn ceramics, especially when I see pieces like this.

  3. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Id swear that was a real acorn!! Excellent job! Especially with the painting.

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Clay is good! Neat design and great color. :D

  5. Asia
    Asia says:

    Lynn, this is simply fantastic :D

  6. Chickie Nonnie T
    Chickie Nonnie T says:

    beautiful! I’d love to do some ceramic beads also…Did you get a kiln?

  7. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Thanks everyone,I hope to get some more done, I have a hole stack of them all made but just need paint or glazing..Nonnie, I have always had a kiln..

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    qltldy10 says:

    I’m an acorn lover, and this is fantastic; just fantastic!!!

  9. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Very adorable!

  10. Medieval Momma
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  11. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Too cool!!! You could sell these to LB! Or just straight to all of us! :)

  12. Chickie Nonnie T
    Chickie Nonnie T says:

    You lucky girl! About 50 million years ago, I did some ceramics in high school. it was a terrific crafting class. I took it a couple of years, and was able to do the potters wheel, weave on a huge loom, leather work, etch in metal, and of course ceramics. I honestly can’t remember everything we did. I wish I could do it all again!

  13. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    SO very pretty Lynn.
    I’d love to see this as the focal of a necklace. Please post it when you’ve created your piece. :)

  14. Frida
    Frida says:

    Very cute I think! I too wants to try cermics.

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