The 10th installment of Mindful Making: Clay & Woodfiring in Japan is a cup that has glazed texturized bottom that is inspired by the beautiful plants surrounding our studio in Kashihara.
The sixth installment of Mindful Making: Clay & Woodfiring in Japan—things I made using mainly recycled turning clay. I love how random volume of clay and things around me in our Japan studio can inspired me to make these bits and bobs.
My fifth installment of Mindful Making: Clay & Woodfiring in Japan. The most surprising piece I got out of the kiln. The ash and fire gave the piece really unique textures on top. The windows at the bottom allow a candle to warm up the chocolate or cheese in the bowl.
I went to Kashihara, Japan for a month to study traditional clay and ceramic techniques and wood firing. It was absolutely the most amazing experience I’ve ever had. Here’s the first installment of my Mindful Making series: coffee crave. The coffee beans were coated with iron dioxide before the first round of firing, bisque fire, and no glaze was applied. The color and sheen is all credited to the magic wood firing–anagama, which were done by our group in shifts […]