How-to: Clay sweet potato ocarina

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How-to: Clay sweet potato ocarina

We posted about the digital ocarina that’s available for your iPhone. But what if you don’t have an iPhone? Make a traditional clay ocarina! Then again, if you don’t have a kiln it may be cheaper to just buy an iPhone. I wonder how well this would work with polymer clays like Fimo?

The techniques shown here will work for most types of ocarinas, including the four hole pendant style ocarina and the ten hole “sweet potato.” On the following pages I will be making a 10 hole sweet potato style ocarina with a rectangular voicing.

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