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Happy to make an unusual gift as a
small sculpture or other form from clay.
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Raku, I love your quirky colours, effects, results.
Ask me more about this Japanese art.
Raku Firing Workshop
lots of hot drinks to keep us going.
It was a group of about ten
which all our pre-made bisque
|Work inside red hot raku kiln|
It is heated slowly and the work is fired
at quite a high temperature.
This takes a long time. The effects are
really cool and worth waiting for.
|This area had to be created |
vegetation cut back,
to allow the area to be safe
|One of my pots I have glazed |
on the inside
See how it is transformed below.
This has been fired and looks
like nothing right now
but when it has cooled I can put
on gloves and gently remove the
burnt black from the pot
and it will shine and look amazing.
all over the place.
St Albans museum has an amazing
One of my first small pieces of sculpture
I made during the
Working with a gritty type of clay
creating 'heads' in clay.
It is such a cool medium.
comes in so many textures allowing
all kinds of pieces of art work.