"I do a lot of washes in my work. I have this recipe I learned in university. It is my go to recipe. Kingsmill Wash - 33% red iron oxide, 33% Alberta slip, 33% Bannard clay Sometimes clear glazes can absorb the iron in varying degrees. The cup shown…"
What is your experience with ceramics in general. (Long answer encouraged)
I have had classes on and off all my life. Went to university for Visual Arts in 2000, did independent ceramic studies, graduated in 2004. Spent two years as a potter's assistant for a Raku potter. Started my own studio in 2008. Bad timing with economic down turn, still had to work. I was a Gallery Coordinator for two more years. Did life stuff for several years, and finally moved to an island in 2016. Now successfully running my own studio, Mud Otter Pottery and volunteer teaching at local ceramics studio I helped set up.
What is your current involvement with electric fired ceramics? (long answer encouraged)
I have two older Cress kilns. A 1 cu ft. and a 17"x17". I fire to cone 5 because that's what the test kiln can do (fries wires at cone 6, even when I upgraded the wiring), and I have become comfortable with it.
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Might want to ask questions, give answers, or post my own results.
Where do you work on your ceramics projects?
community center, home studio
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If you just want to spout off, it is best accomplished as a blog posting. If you want to get more guidance and ideas from other members, ask a question as a new discussion topic. In the upper right corner of the lists for both types of posting, you will find an "+Add " button. Clicking it will open an editor where you create your posting. 4/16/2014