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Author Archives: Steve Davis
Did you know that the water base house paint in your garage can create some pretty spectacular glazes when fluxed in an atmospheric firing such as the Kazegama, salt and soda? Many common products we use are loaded with ceramic … Continue reading
Yo Peoples. It’s been a while since I posted anything. Hope you are all well. I have gone through the “old site” glaze pages and organized glaze and clay formulas into PDFs. These are glazes I have collected over my … Continue reading
Bisque Firing – Pottery Making Illustrated Originally published in Pottery Making Illustrated, July/August 2018. http://potterymaking.org. Copyright, The American Ceramic Society. Reprinted with permission.
El Dorado High School ceramics teacher Jeff Picou and his students .
Here are 72 shinos from 100 shino tests performed years ago and updated to this page. 72 Shinos
Great workshop with great folks and great results at Aardvark Clay & Supplies.
When I was 17 years old, way back in 1974, my first introduction to ceramics were Shigaraki jars that were wood-fired and made with clays ladened with decomposed granite. Read more here..
Black Raku chawan, or tea bowls, are currently gaining global attention. The founder of the Raku family of potters created this implement at the request of Sen no Rikyū, who elevated the Japanese tea ceremony to entirely new levels of … Continue reading
Kaz Ota introducing lemon wood ash from an Akagama wood firing and Jamie Boran blowing out the burners and ports at Aardvark Clay & Supplies.
Have you ever wondered what causes “flashing” colors on bare clay in atmospheric (e.g. wood, salt or soda) firings? Source: Micro Mondays: Crystals of Color | NCECA Blog