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Clay. Glass. Bowls. Lakes.

Meanwhile, back at camp, my experiments with fusing glass and clay continues. This was the start of the project; black clay and blue mosaic glass tiles Which I fired at 1020 C  with a 30 minute soak the glass didn’t … Continue reading

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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… The glass can shrink away from the clay and create little dry islands. There … Continue reading

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Clay and glass

I have cut up some mosaic glass tiles and placed them in the bottom of a bowl made from black clay. The clay looks red at the moment, because it is still unfired. I will bisque fire tonight, and hopefully … Continue reading

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Ceramic bowls with glass decorations

Bowl with Botz brush-on glazes and melted glass tiles. I used blue, white and orange glass tiles which I cut up in little squares. Ceramic glazes contain silica to form glass as well as  metal oxides, clay and colourants.  But … Continue reading

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New Ceramic workshops

I have just updated my ceramic workshop diary for September and October…Quite excited about the Halloween Pumpkins! Sunday 23 September 11am-3pm; Hand building techniques; watch that birdie! This workshop is suitable for beginners as well as for people with previous … Continue reading

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Autumn mist and ferns – part three; glass

The ferns are changing colour every day now. I am still busy taking their impressions. It occurred to me that incorporating glass in the clay may look nice. And a way of doing that may be to use mosaic tesserae. … Continue reading

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