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Glaze Fire 28 / Bisque Fire 18

Glaze Fire 28 / Bisque Fire 18

Another random grab bag of stuff out of the kiln. Nothing went amiss this time other than some glaze bubbling. One of Nic’s mugs that he clear glazed on the inside before the first high fire bubbled up quite a bit. The weird thing about that is the bubbling of glaze is likely caused by...

Glaze Fire 27 / Bisque Fire 17

Glaze Fire 27 / Bisque Fire 17

This one ran while I was away at Baron’s Howe so I’ll add details as soon as I get them. there were only 2 casualties from this kiln load. The bottoms of 2 of Nic’s mugs popped off. He says he tried to push them to dry too quickly though, so that’s likely why that...

Glaze Fire 24 / Bisque Fire 14

Glaze Fire 24 / Bisque Fire 14

Refiring my messed up pieces with the blue glaze from last firing, a couple more things Jen threw.. and a bunch of stuff Nic’s been painting.. I’m quite excited to see what’s going to come out of this one. Stay...

Glaze Fire 23 / Bisque Fire 13

Glaze Fire 23 / Bisque Fire 13

This kiln run was full of issues. It was a high fire run with a bunch of Nic’s greenware with a liner glaze inside. His pieces are either stoneware or porcelain. Also in this one was a couple of soy sauce bottles carved and painted by our friend Jen.. and a few of my glazed...

Glaze Fire 22 / Bisque Fire 12

Glaze Fire 22 / Bisque Fire 12

The kiln is rollin right now on it’s way up to Cone 7. I will take pictures of the stuff when it comes out of the kiln tomorrow. Stuff in this load: My Mayco slipcast stonewear tankard. We’ll see what happens with that! 2 of my paint pots. I wasn’t loving the coverage from the...

Blue Feathers Project

Blue Feathers Project

The Blue Feather project will be a hopefully ongoing project for us. Basically the idea is we’re crafting pendants with a Blue Feather, representing the LGBT populace. I thought they might also be a great way to experiment with new materials and techniques, and also be a fun way to get people who haven’t really...