This is a piece commissioned by Darcy Carlson of Bellingham,Wa. Ceramic birds on painted, wooden dowel. Background skyscape was painted in acrylics by Darcy on hardboard. Mounted by me on the back of an old window frame from Restore in … Continued
You can see my latest photos on the Hellfire Raku G+ page. Here are some highlights from one of my firings. Random Photos [shashin type=”photo” limit=”20″ order=”random” columns=”5″ size=”144″ crop=”y” position=”center”]
Here is my basic workflow for making tiles for tables and wall hangings. Sometimes I will make a sketch before I roll out my tiles.
The firing has several steps, and the result is a beautiful, organic, raku fired ceramic piece with a unique surface treatment. A properly dried tile is bisque fired as normal. Then, parts or all of the tile are covered with … Continued
The raku tables I make are labor intensive. It takes at least a month to complete one table depending on the size. Each tile is it’s own composition and is placed in a relationship with others until I am pleased … Continued