Ceramic Vase - This vase is made from slabs of stoneware clay that are pieced together by hand. It was fired first in an electric kiln and then in a Noborigama kiln, which is heated to a temperature of around 2400 degrees Fahrenheit using wood. <br><br>The artist carefully sprayed her own custom glazes onto the vase before the second firing, giving the piece a gentle gradation in color. At the height of the firing in the Noborigama kiln, salt and soda ash were introduced into the atm
One of the things that really excited me when I started to work with porcelain was how lightweight my pieces could become. The desire to roll ever-thinner slabs for my cups also came with some issues. I make highly decorated and embellished surfaces, which are stamped, carved, incised, slip trailed, and sprigged.