Category Archives: Art and Craft

Success!

he kiln fired off perfectly, and today I unloaded it and excitedly began glazing.  The bowls you see in the background are half-fired or bisqued.  They have such a orange hue because I dipped them in an iron slip before … Continue reading

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Processing This Year’s Clay

eehaw!   I had a great time processing the new clay with Dana yesterday.  We got a quarter of what we dug cleaned and into a drying trough!  For an explanation of the process click here.  At right you can … Continue reading

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Hauling Clay with My Sibs

n Sunday, all of my six siblings were up for a family gathering and I took the opportunity to corral the extra hands into moving the clay my students and I dug from the deposit site to the barn.  My two … Continue reading

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Mudders

hree hours of digging with this gumptious crew finished the annual clay dig.  Yeah, those jeans were blue.  

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More Glaze Research Results

ere are some further results from the cone 6 glaze research I am doing in my electric kiln with the cedar ash and clay from the farm: < Nepheline Syenite  43                   … Continue reading

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