I finished the firing at a high temperature with a nice, big bed of ember in the firebox. In doing so I got a slow cooling which is good for the flamemarkings (hi- iro).
For the next firing I will keep stoking for a couple of extra hours at top temperature to get some more ash build up.
|Detail of a sculpture, about 50 cm high|
|Bottle with a "nuka" glaze|
|Blue, blue and blue|
|Tall blue vases.|
|Detail of a vase, 38 cm high|
|Tall unglazed vase, 36 cm high|
|Nice flame marks( hi- iro) and natural ashglaze|
|Unglazed pot with nice flame marks.|
|Bowl with celadon glaze.|
|Wheelthrown and altered vase. Unglazed.|
|Tall vase, about 40 cm high.|
|Detail. Nice ash build up over a white/gray engobe.|
|Unglazed. This was placed directly above the firebox.|