Marcia Selsor's Albums and ImagesJoined: 16-May 10
some examples of pieces and demos from workshops
these are pieces fired in aluminum foil saggars in a raku kiln
I did some obava firing and saggar firing as well as some glaze firing. Here are some of my favorite results from the Obvara and saggar firings
This was my first solo kiln built in upstate NY using recycled hard bricks and new insulating bricks, Catenary Arch cross draft.I built the propane burners for the kiln with the access to the local HS metal shop. Built in 1971.
Sept 11-13 Las Cruces Potters Guild and NMSU sponsored me to teach an Alternative firing techniques workshop. Here are some pictures of a very busy two days of firing with some very satisfying results. We had 24 participants.
I recently participated in a wood firing at the red lodge Clay center #rlcc, using the train kiln fired to ^12 and firing down in reduction for several hours to about 1900 F. I used several glazes and flashing slips as well as Helmar porcelain, Coleman porcelain, Babu porcelain and Death valley c...
I moved from Montana to Brownsville, Texas in 2006 and established this studio by 2007. I built my dream raku kiln and bought 2 new electric kilns. I spent several years researching ^6 oxidation glaze development while continuing to do saggar and raku firings. Recently focusing on Alternative Fir...
These are five potters who have influenced my tastes in ceramics from one time or another. The idea to list and review these came from a similar post on Clayart to list your top ten of all time.
These are some of my pieces from the Anagama and the Wood Soda firings. I teamed up with old friends Lori lear and Sandy Miller for wood splitting and hauling and firing shifts. We all helped load.
More #saggar firing and #foil saggar firingduring August 2014
this tools are used for making paper clay from trimming scrap clay. The clay trimmings are dried and stored until ready to mix. They are slaked in water overnight. I fill the mixer about 1/2 way. The dried paper pulp balls are soaked overnight, and added to the solution. The mix is dried onto pla...
Every Life is a Book, 9/11 MemorialPaper clay terra cotta book forms, saggar fired
Recent trip to Andalusia and Extremadura .in Western Spain. I saw many pots originating in locations I had visited during my Fulbright research in 1985-86. Sadly many of these locations no longer have traditional potters. Spain's entry into the European Common Market, severely effected the pr...
I have been making raku slabs since the early 1980s. In the Spring day I was driving by a herd of Black Angus on Spring green pastures. I instantly responded RAKU! I had a class in the Pryor Mountains (Horse Whisperer) and we were surrounded by a herd of wild horses that appeared out of a cl...