A Tale of Two Bowls

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Aug 212012
 
A Tale of Two Bowls

These two bowls are made with the same stoneware clay, the same glazes, and the same firing temperatures and schedules. They were fired in the kiln together, side by side. And yet the colors are so distinctly different between the two. Why? The only difference between these two pieces is the thickness of the glaze [...]

Jul 282012
 
Green Rimmed Doodle Bowl

As I was finishing this bowl with a saturated iron teadust glaze I idlely swirled a finger around in the goop puddling in the bottom of the bowl.  Who doesn’t enjoy a finger swirl in goop every now and then? I didn’t realize my brief moment of doodling would create a distinct indelible pattern in [...]