Category Archives: Ceramics

Firing up the smoke firing can

ok, it has been a way to long since I have done this. In my last post I added some photos of some ceramic pieces I had done. Since then my kids had done some also. We have had a … Continue reading

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Oh My Gosh! I finally started some more art, pottery.

If has been a long long time since i have done any art work, With the depression and anxiety and all, I just have not been able to get there. but yesterday that changed. A couple of days ago I … Continue reading

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Clay flute #3 gets a new lease on life

Gorilla Glue, it works nice. As long as you don’t break the damned flute a 2nd time while trying to fix the 1st break. If it survives, I am going to call it lucky! And I realized I forgot to … Continue reading

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A New Flute Is Born

So another clay flute was born last night (#4). The body of the flute was actually done night before last, and I created the head piece and attached it last night The body was slightly dryer then the head piece … Continue reading

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Fate of The Flutes

So here is how the fate of flute #2 & 3 stands; Clay flute 2 is a gonner. I tried to to weld it back together and and add some more clay around where the flute broke 3 times. This … Continue reading

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Completed Hopi Kachina Sunface Tile

Following is the completed 6x6x1/4 in tile. Amaco self hardening terra cotta clay. Painted with acrylic. All Materials Copyright 2012 saDaniel – All Rights Reserved

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Results of the Smoke Firing over the weekend

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The flute was not broke when I removed it from the kiln, however later when I was handling it, the head broke off, and it broke mid body, and the result of that broke the head off flute number two, … Continue reading

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Couple More Clay Pieces I’ve Started

A couple of days ago I started the Hopi Kachina Sunface 6″ tile below, and tonight the “Owlet”. My Owlet is just about 2.5″x2.5″. Both are done with Amaco Terra Cotta Mexican Pottery Clay. I came home from work today … Continue reading

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Firing Complete

Late getting up. I had set my alarm for 7:30, but to sleepy to get up. Thanks to a two yr old girl who was up for two hours in the wee hours this morning. The kiln was still hot, … Continue reading

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Still fired up @ 11:00 PM

So I checked my smoke firing job again at 11:00 PM. Still kicking it @ 12 hours. Guess it was no tall tell that the process would burn for 15 to 20 hours or more. Well back to the clay … Continue reading

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