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Cascade & a few accents

Post  Gwyther on Wed Nov 24, 2010 4:49 pm

Hi All Smile

I opened up my kiln today and there were a few things i was quite pleased with. I don't do many cascades over 10" / 26 cm tall but here is one that is 15.75 " / 39.5 cm tall.




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Re: Cascade & a few accents

Post  Gwyther on Wed Nov 24, 2010 4:56 pm

here are the other sides -






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Post  Gwyther on Wed Nov 24, 2010 5:09 pm

I mixed a small batch of clay by hand to make some accents. I mixed 3 different types of clay and several large scoops of various metal oxides until completely uniform in colour. I also decided to make up a one off small amount of glaze for these accents.

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Post  Gwyther on Wed Nov 24, 2010 5:13 pm

some more

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Re: Cascade & a few accents

Post  Gwyther on Wed Nov 24, 2010 5:16 pm

and finally




This next one is made from the same batch of clay, but using two of our standard glazes.



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Vic Smile


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Re: Cascade & a few accents

Post  Dale Cochoy on Wed Nov 24, 2010 6:53 pm

That is one beautiful cascade pot!

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Post  landerloos on Wed Nov 24, 2010 8:38 pm

The last accent pot does it for me.

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Post  Gwyther on Wed Nov 24, 2010 11:40 pm

Thanks Dale & Peter Smile

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Post  ogie on Thu Nov 25, 2010 12:17 am

Hi Vic,
Im with Peter love all of it but the last one remind me of global warming,thanks for sharing & all the pot makers,i give my SALUTE ! tremendous talents

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Post  John Quinn on Thu Nov 25, 2010 1:14 am

Very nice pots!

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Post  peter krebs on Thu Nov 25, 2010 4:19 am

Very nice pots. Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

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Post  Gwyther on Thu Nov 25, 2010 11:15 am

Thanks Alex (interesting idea ) John & Peter Smile

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Post  kitoi on Thu Nov 25, 2010 11:21 am

The 1st and last are beauties! although the ones in the middle aren't too shabby.

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Post  Gwyther on Fri Nov 26, 2010 10:45 am

Cheers Kitoi Smile

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Post  Guest on Fri Nov 26, 2010 11:11 am

Loving the glazes Gwyther. Very Happy

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Post  Gwyther on Fri Nov 26, 2010 5:34 pm

Cheers Will Smile

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Post  Stone Monkey on Fri Nov 26, 2010 11:53 pm

Looking good Vic thanks for showing

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Post  Gwyther on Sat Nov 27, 2010 10:59 am

Cheers Andy , you're welcome Smile

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Post  Gwyther on Wed Dec 01, 2010 5:40 pm

Hi all Smile

We opened up the gas kiln yesterday and were met with a bit of disaster, most of the load had not reached temperature. We are trying to figure out what went wrong.
Two shelves were ok though, which is a bit odd.At least we have something from the firing so it wasn't a complete waste of time and gas !!!!

Here are a few shohin and accents that did reach temperature.




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Re: Cascade & a few accents

Post  Gwyther on Wed Dec 01, 2010 5:45 pm

and some accents -







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Vic Smile

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Post  Guest on Wed Dec 01, 2010 6:20 pm

Hello Vic. I love the earthy tones to your glazes. Will you be selling them commercially?

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Post  Gwyther on Thu Dec 02, 2010 12:07 am

Hi Will

Thanks Smile

Yes, we have been selling our pots for some time now, i think it was 1998 when Dad and sold our first pot commercially.

We sell through our web site.

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Re: Cascade & a few accents

Post  peter krebs on Thu Dec 02, 2010 6:47 pm

Hi Vic,
also these pots are very beautiful. Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

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Post  Klaudia & Martin on Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:29 am

Fantastic surface! A very nice "earthy" smooth and matt finish! I really like it!

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Re: Cascade & a few accents

Post  Tom Benda on Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:48 am

I like all the glazes, especially the first "simple" beige. I donĀ“t have such color in my "arsenal" pirat
Is that recipe some kind of Your secret? Or it is a commercial one?

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