JoAnn F. Axford
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What is your experience with ceramics in general. (Long answer encouraged)
What is your current involvement with electric fired ceramics? (long answer encouraged)
I fire mid range unglazed porcelain to cone 6 in a skutt kiln
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home studio
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At 7:17pm on January 2, 2011, susan claysmith said…
Hi JoAnn - Thanks for adding me as a friend.   Your work is superfine! I agree with George - it would be really interesting to see some shots of a piece in progress that would show how you go about creating a piece and what you are using in the way of tools.   Susan
At 7:31pm on December 27, 2010, Roz Weinberger said…
Thanks for the invite. I love oyur work.
At 5:14pm on December 27, 2010, Robert Young said…
Welcome JoAnn!  I hope you find a lot of interesting things here on the site.  Enjoy yourself as you browse the topics!


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