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First of 2011

I fired the small kiln yesterday and thought I would post a group of Yunomi, the first of the new year. Here’s hoping that this year goes a little slower than last. 2010 was, by far, the fastest year of … Continue reading

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In Praise of Shadows

Early this summer I had the honor of being invited, by a private online Tea Community, to create teawares as a special offering to its members. I created Tea Bowls and Cups each with its own presentation stand. The pieces … Continue reading

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Effects of Reduction and Oxidation

I thought I would post this image showing the obvious effects of Reduction and Oxidation on a glaze and to show how oxidation zones can exist in a reduction firing. The round hole in the bottom of the image is … Continue reading

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One Shino Many Different Colors.

Let me make the obvious statement…”I use a lot of Shino glaze on my work.” Now, having made the statement I also want to say…”but I don’t necessarily use a lot of different shino glazes, maybe only 4-5 total. I … Continue reading

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