Hey Mom! It's a gourd! Pretty awesome, huh. by Ron Layport. If you type Gourd Board in the search bar and search by boards, it has some amazing gourds on it.
Ceramic Arts Daily – You Say Neriage, I Say Nerikomi…No Matter What You Call it, Mixing Colored Clays Makes for Gorgeous Pottery Surfaces
Fill the balloon with water . This image illustrates why you don't completely fill the balloon you should always leave some room in the neck of the balloon, then as the form dries the pressure has somewhere to go and your clay wont split like that.
I love this bowl - I would call it "Drop in the puddle of humanity!" I want to make one.
"Nerikomi Magic" (Dorothy Feibleman's Nerikomi Magic Tool System) - Electric Cone 6 & Other Ways w/ Clay