Horsehair Raku

I finally fired the horsehair raku pieces for a custom order. This type of firing involves heating pieces in a smaller portable type kiln until they are red hot, then removing them from the kiln and draping horse hair over them. The hair burns and curls leaving charred patterns on the white clay. It’s so […]

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Horsehair Raku

I’m finally finishing up the horsehair raku pieces a customer ordered several months ago. (Sorry Mike, my kiln malfunctions really slowed me down). Raku isn’t something I do frequently, but I enjoy the drama and immediate results of the process. Our daughter Gabby joined us for the firing. She’s the very talented photographer behind the […]

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