Clay and glass; the plot thickens….

I recently wrote about my experiments with combining mosaic glass tiles and ceramic clay.
When it works, it can give glorious effects; but when it doesn’t…
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The glass can shrink away from the clay and create little dry islands. There are also some bubbles in the glass
But I will re-fire at a slightly higher temperature. Perhaps 1050 Centigrade with a long soak will do the trick.
And perhaps add a few more mosaic tiles to fill the empty gaps.

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This was what it looked like before I fired it.
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About Anna

I am a ceramic sculptor living on the South coast near London, England. My work is influenced by my experience of the earth as a living being and seeing how we are all connected with eachother and with the things that surround us. I create ceramic torsos using molochite clay which I often smokefire in galvanised dustbins. I also make House Gods to protect and amuse, and Fat Birds - little smokefired sculptures that tell the story about what it is like to be a fat bird at peace with its surroundings.
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