Spartan Helmet
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Spartan Helmet

Author Comments

A Spartan helmet constructed using the coil method with red earthenware clay... I first made a base, then rolled coils and simply didn't close them for the slit in the front. For the eyeholes, I placed a sponge and continued my coils, closing them for the dome. I added the noseguard and crest later. For the glaze, I used "Aztec turquoise" - one specially formulated for use on red clay - which gave it a matte finish and a rustic look.

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Thor
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3.60 / 5.00

Uploaded
Jul 1, 2013 | 12:15 PM EDT
Category
Other
File Info
1944 x 2592 px
JPG
2.2 mb
Tags
helmet
spartan
greek
ceramics

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