Ceramic Pills by Sophie Southgate

A project in London, UK by Sophie Southgate

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I am launching a limited series of Ceramic Pills to support me through the next two years of studying at the Royal College of Art
Backers: 130
Average Pledge Per Backer: £86

Funded: £11,175 of £4,000
Dates: Aug 12th -> Sep 2nd (21 days)
Project By: Sophie Southgate
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Latest News

Breaking the mould

August 29th - via: kickstarter.com
It's a bit like Christmas... opening a mould. Especially when you don't know what you are going to get... You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  Three days to go of my... (Read More)

6 types left, 4 days to go

August 28th - via: kickstarter.com
There are 6 types of pills left on my kickstarter campaign - with only four days to go until the campaign is complete!  Sugar Coated Blue Purple, Galaxy, Hard to Swallow Easy to Swallow Blue, Psychedelic Yellow and Easy to Swallow Red I am about to... (Read More)

Primary Colours

August 27th - via: kickstarter.com
It took a while to get these finished, but I hope it was worth the wait.  Easy to Swallow Blue, Psychedelic Yellow, Easy to Swallow Red I had several kiln and firing issues last week, which meant these pills were only photo-worthy today. There are 8... (Read More)

A few kiln problems, but getting there slowly

August 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Three things happened this week that has meant a few pills have not been added to the campaign - firstly my gold pills weren't quite right. They didn't make the cut. Gold lustre is tricky to apply over large flat surfaces, and the gold came out a... (Read More)

New pills now listed!

August 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
It has been a rocky few days, firings have been a little problematic, but finally I have 6 new pills to list!  Left to right Top - Psychedelic Acid, Sub Tropical, Hard to Swallow, Bottom - Galaxy, Easy to Swallow, Sugar Coated Blue Purple... (Read More)

Last kiln is on, new pills are cooking

August 20th - via: kickstarter.com
I have just turned on the last kiln for my campaign. About 50 pills are cooking, fingers crossed, praying to the kiln gods!  Sub Tropical and Hard to Swallow Pills The Sub Tropical pills are the last five I finished today. The Hard to Swallow pills... (Read More)

Just unloaded a big bisque firing of new pills

August 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Now to decide the colour combinations... New pills out of the bisque  (Read More)

More coming very soon...

August 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you everyone for the unbelievable support! I will be adding more pills this week. I have the last four groups of pills in the kiln at this very moment, they are currently cooling and are about 550oC (a long way to go until I can open the kiln).... (Read More)

Busy two days in the studio

August 15th - via: kickstarter.com
It has been a busy week, teaching classes and making in the studio. This is a quick intro to my making processes ... You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Three new pills just listed!

August 14th - via: kickstarter.com
I took these ceramic pills out of the kiln this morning, they were still warm when I took this photo! There are 10 Psychedelic Rainbows, 5 Sugar Coated Blue and 5 Tropical now listed in the campaign.  Psychedelic Rainbow, Sugar Coated Blue, Tropical... (Read More)

INCREDIBLE! I can't believe it ... more ceramic pills will be added very soon!

August 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! I am in shock! I never thought I would reach my goal in 2 days... More Ceramic Pills will be added very soon... here is a taster of what is to come More coming very soon!!! I spent the day casting and finishing the Rainbow Psychedelics, they are... (Read More)

Today I am back in the studio casting and spraying pills

August 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Lots to do today... casting new pills and spraying colour  A glimpse at where I work  (Read More)

5 Different Ceramic Pills

August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
To launch my campaign I have listed 5 different Ceramic Pills, these are them... Psychedelic Blue with Grey Marble Candy Pink Swirl with Speckled Orange Sugar Coated Purple with Speckled White Sugar Coated Green with Speckled White Psychedelic Orange... (Read More)

It's official! I have just started my campaign!

August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hurrah! I have finally launched my campaign! I am thrilled to bits to finally be here... I hope you enjoy the updates over the following weeks.  This is an example of my Psychedelic Blue Pill! Each pill is unique. If you back my campaign and choose... (Read More)

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