A collaborative project where my partner and I designed a cup, packaging, and sleeve inspired from the plants in the Australian Garden at the Huntington Library located in Pasadena, California.
Visiting the Australian Garden at the Huntington Library to take note of key elements that best represent the environment of the Garden.
Sketching side view and top views of what a cup can look like.
Using styrofoam and oiled clay to make model of cup for 3 part plaster mold.
Exploring what a cup can look like through profile and top sketches.
Using styrofoam and oiled clay to make cup for 3 part plaster mold.
Building a 3 part plaster mold.
Pouring slip into the mold to create cups.
Sanding bone dry cups.
Testing out different types of glazes.