The Broken Bowl Project




Description: The bowl represents us as an individual, we are vessels that hold many things. But sometimes we break and need to be put back together. Our brokenness changes us, makes us who we are. And so the painting on the outside of the bowl represents who we are on the outside, and the words on the inside of the bowl express all the hidden components that make us us. 

Materials: A ceramic bowl, plastic bag, gesso, hammer, watercolor, permanent markers, E-6000 glue, Folkart clearcote hi-shine glaze. Total time: 3-4 sessions.

Preparation Instructions: Since most ceramic bowls you have are probably already glazed you will need to paint gesso over the entire (inside & out) bowl so that the watercolor will stick. This part is time consuming so plan accordingly, you will need at least 3-4 coats of gesso.

*I suggest raiding your local thrift store for cheap cereal bowls, or if you have a…

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