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Oxides

Mixed with a little water. The magic of oxides is that the dull grey powders turn out to be interesting colours when they’re. fired. Advertisements

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Glazing week two

 Today we glazed a few of the test tiles we made last week. We used the standard glazes available in the studio, but two of us had dug local clay and have done a couple of test tiles using it … Continue reading

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Glazing and surface decoration

Started a new course today with Angharad Taris. Fortunately there were enough of us so the course should run. We concentrated on making lots of test tiles and going through the basics of the physical composition of clay. Sad creature … Continue reading

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Paperclay experiments in a wood burning stove

I’ve been playing about with paperclay again and am astonished all over again at just how you can mistreat it and still get away with it. Last weekend I went from paperclay slurry to a fired sheet of ceramic in … Continue reading

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