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Winter Solstice

Posted by Kat C on Tuesday, December 23, 2014, In : Crafting 
This Winter Solstice me, Pat and a couple of friends decided to spend the day at Pat's studio doing a raku firing.  I had made some small tiles that were meant to be Christmas decorations that I wanted to send out in place of cards this year.  Unfortunately due to crappy weather on the days that we've been both free we weren't able to do the glazing and firing till Sunday so they were a bit late to send out.  I'm still really chuffed with how they came out and will send them out to friends an...
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Raku Firing

Posted by Kat C on Monday, April 14, 2014, In : Out & About 
I had a lovely day out on Saturday and went over to my boyfriends studio to see him do a raku firing.  I saw him set up and load the kiln and then waited while everything cooked.  My favourite bit is always when he first takes the items out and you can see how the glazes have reacted and the wonderful colours they have produced.  Some of them came out some amazing metallic tones.  Unfortunately my pics don't really do them justice as I only had my ipod handy to take them on.  A great day thou...
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