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Posts Tagged ‘Techniques’

Posted in Blog on November 18, 2013

2013 new Horsehair Raku work

  I worked on an order for a 22 inch big horsehair raku plate during the months of August and September. It is quite a process. First, you throw several big plates because with the shaping, trimming and drying a lot can happen. Ferric fuming Horsehair Raku Plate “Cald ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on June 29, 2013

New cutting-edge Kamakura-Red works June 2013

I made some new Kamakura-Red works in May and June for the upcoming ACGA Art Festival in Palo Alto, California on July 13 + 14, 2013. ACGA is the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California. I started cutting again in my work. I don’t have to take it ar ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on January 31, 2013

Charlotte assistant student for 5 weeks

Charlotte , a student from the Bennington College from Connecticut, works and helps me in my workshop for 5 weeks. She works very hard, learns fast and is very pleasant to work with. She has very much her own ideas and initiatives and keeps a wonderful logbook. We started with ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 13, 2011

Earthquake/tsunami and Frith workshop

First, I would like to say how devastating the earthquake and tsunami is for Japan. I was at that moment home in California and am now in Chicago with my youngest son, Arjan. This was all already planned of course. But Adriaan was in our house in Kamakura and felt the biggest sho ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on July 2, 2010

Accidents happen

I made some Kamakura Red big vases for an order. It was a challenge, because to throw the vase in one time with the clay I use is very difficult. So, it threw it in two and three parts and then when the clay was firmed up, you put the parts together. After that, I conti ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on May 12, 2010

Kamakura-Red Ware

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Posted in Blog on April 25, 2010

Spring firing at Kusakabe-san’

On April 14 I went to Kusakabe-san’s place to fire a wood kiln together and at the end at high temperature we threw salt into the kiln and got some beautiful results. Quite a small effective kiln and hardly any smoke. The fire box. View of the glow of the fi ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 27, 2010

Kamakura-Red Ware inspired by Kamakura Bori

Before I left for the USA on March the 2nd, I just had finished my new Kamakura-Red Ware inspired by Kamakura Bori (woodcarving). I took pictures and was able to finish my second booklet of Ceramics Adventures in Japan II “Kamakura-Red” and got it all printed. But onl ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on November 5, 2009

Some new “Kamakura Red” for the Kamaku ...

I’m very busy for my Kamakura exhibition for next week. I’m going to squeeze in some time to show you a couple of pieces, my first “Kamakura Red” work out of my electric kiln here in Japan. I shipped one of my Skutt kilns from California, USA to Yokohama, ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 13, 2009

Jeff Oestreich workshop

I went to a workshop of Jeff Oestreich on Saturday, February 28 at the Trax Gallery in Berkeley, CA: http://www.traxgallery.com/. He is born in 1947, and is a ceramic artist who lives in Taylors Falls, Minnesota. He studied at the Bemidji State University, and the University of M ... Continue Reading

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