Recently Little Wren Pottery participated in a collaboration project with Tan France! I was requested to contribute a mug design for the Tan France project and in the end two of them were selected. I initially wanted to create something that had a modern geometric look yet still somehow softened by the look of glazes and choice of colours.Continue reading
So those mugs I talked about the other day which were getting ready for their biscuit firing in the kiln. Well they’ve been fired and the next stage is glazing.
I’m going to pretend that you know literally nothing about ceramics when talking about glazes.
When a pot is biscuit fired in the kiln it means that it becomes heated to 1000 degrees. This removes all the water from the body of the pot making it very porous.
Last week on the blog there wasn’t a great deal of detail about some of the things I’ve been throwing recently.
About a week ago I started working on some wheel thrown cylinder and bulb shaped mugs. Most of these have now been turned and their handles put on, they’re ready to go into the kiln for their biscuit firing. Continue reading