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Posts Tagged ‘Euan Craig’

Posted in Blog on January 23, 2015

Firing One Kiln for Mashiko Potters

I finally returned after 2 years after moving out of Japan to Mashiko and met with Hamada Tomoo-san, the grandson of Hamada Shoji, a National Living Treasure who made Mashiko well-known. Hamada Shoji collected many historical items. They made a Reference museum, the Sankokan, ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 2, 2013

Moving out of Japan

My exhibition at the Yu Gallery was wonderful. This is KAN-ICHI Segawa who choreographed the dance and danced on music chosen by me for my “Wing: Love is a bird, she needs to fly” Exhibition at the Toko Gallery in Mashiko on November 27, 2010.     The Wings ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on May 5, 2011

Meeting Matsuzaki-san and Hamada-san

Yesterday, Adriaan and I went to Mashiko with Steve Tootell (Head of the Creative and Performance Department from the International School of Sacred Heart), who was driving up with 2 students to make a movie about the aftermath of the earthquake in Mashiko. Koichiro Isaka-san fro ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on November 22, 2009

The 10th World Art Educators’ Workshop

For 3 days I participated in The 10th World Art Educators’ Workshop featuring IKUZO FUJIWARA and coordinated by Steve Tootell, ceramic art and performance art director from the International School of The Sacred Heart in Tokyo and facilitated by Euan Craig, a Mashiko woodf ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on October 29, 2008

The Art of Tea Workshop in Tokyo 5

The last day we finished several projects and raku fired our glazed pots. Steve explains how the procedure goes. Steve starts the gas firing.The temperature will be at 900 Celsius in 1 hr. Almost ready for take out. Jennifer taking out pots. You put the pots in a trash can. ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on October 29, 2008

The Art of Tea Workshop in Tokyo 4

After returning to the International School of Sacred Heart we glazed bisques pots for the raku we would do the next, last day. Kusakabe-san showed us how. In the evening we enjoyed our last dinner together in a Balinese restaurant. Milan, Ixchel, Euan, Jennifer, Helen, Cat ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on October 29, 2008

The Art of Tea Workshop in Tokyo 3

Kusakabe-san showed us the next day how to trim Japanese tea bowls. Every tea bowl has its own characteristic foot “kodai”. He starts out trimming with a bamboo stick to make it even and to clearly mark the beginning of the bottom part of the bowl. And of cour ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on October 29, 2008

The Art of Tea Workshop in Tokyo 2

I am on my way back to the US and am in the train from Kamakura to Narita Airport what will take about 2 1/2 hours. A perfect time to continue my writing until the battery runs out. The 2nd day started out with a demonstration of Euan Craig to make different kinds of ceramic ware ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on October 28, 2008

The Art of Tea Workshop in Tokyo 1

The 9th World Art Educators’ Workshop in Tokyo, Japan started in the evening with a first meeting for signing in and dinner. But before that we prepared for the coming days. Steve Tootell was the organizer of the workshop. The two Master Potters were Euan Craig and Kasakab ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on November 15, 2007

Down Draft Wood kiln results

The internet works better,so, I’ll try again some pictures. Some pots from Euan’s Anagama, actually, down draft wood kiln. Read his essay about his kiln firing; website given underneath. The inside of this vase is covered with a Tenmoku glaze. On the outside, you see ... Continue Reading

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