Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Firing tests

Today I am putting tests into a soda kiln Kenyon Hansen is firing, to see if this is going to be the way for the spider cups to go: I know the firing will be very carbon-trapping, so perhaps the tests will be sheathed in grey, with blackened rims, but that might just be it for the spiders.

Lindsey Carroll putting wadding on her many test tiles
Kenyon's pots in the foreground
I have been constructing tall pots for my coming wood firing - packing on the 28th April

Not only spiders, wasps too

Coiled and pinched 22cms tall



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