I thought you guys would like to see the backsplash tile project, which came out of the kiln this morning: I bisqued it over a week ago, and before I bisqued it, it sat on my shelf for quite a while. It's a big project, and sometimes when I'm not sure how things are going to turn out, I start dragging my feet on the completion end. Before a project is done, it only exists in my mind, and it's always perfect.
Many times potters compare an opening of the kiln to a Christmas morning -- so when a potter opens a kiln on Christmas morning, what then is the comparison? Christmas squared?I had some pottery to bisque but I also had some whistles... Read Post
I love doing bisque firings. They are full of promise. Only once have I had a piece explode and it was because I fired the load too quickly. Now I also am careful to put any piece that is thick on the outer part of the kiln shelf...... Read Post