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What is your experience with ceramics in general. (Long answer encouraged)
professional
What is your current involvement with electric fired ceramics? (long answer encouraged)
Domestic and sculptural Ceramics, predominantly @ cone 6 oxidation
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technical disccusion, assistance and inspiration
Where do you work on your ceramics projects?
home studio
Do you have your own, or participate in other ceramics Websites:
http://rosemaguireceramics.blogspot.com
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Syncronisity

Posted on August 15, 2012 at 7:58pm 0 Comments

I've been extending my 'NEST' series and working on some exciting new bird feeders this week, they are great fun to throw! So was delighted to see fellow cone 6er Joe Shaw's Lovely form and delicious glaze when I logged in this morning.

If you havnt checked out Joes work yet I urge you to do so...Lovely work! 

Heres a pic of the progress so far, these ones have been slipped with porcelain and incised, just waiting for the 'dags' to dry before brushing of and applying the Iron…

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FUN WITH FUNGI AT THE BLUEDOOR STUDIO

Posted on July 3, 2012 at 6:00am 0 Comments

Winter has arrived in all its icy glory here in Lenswood and the last couple of weeks has seen a proliferation of all things Fungal around the Adelaide Hills. Very distracting I must say as I've been out taking photos... alot!!!

However I have found it very…

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At 8:20pm on January 17, 2012, George Lewter said…

John Parker, Caroline Whitehouse, Sue Lavender, peter mouatt, Wayne Blackburn, Sue Rutherford. These are New Zealanders on c6p network.

At 3:45pm on January 1, 2012, Jan Wallace said…

Happy New Year Rose. See that you are having particularly HOT weather in Adelaide atm. Summer has been late to arrive in NSW but we are also having some nice weather at last. Have a great potting and creative year.

 
 
 

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