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Marcia Selsor

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About Marcia Selsor

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    Professor Emerita, MSU-Billings

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    http://www.marciaselsorstudio.com , http://www.lameridiana.fi.it/pottery-workshops-marcia-selsor-36-17.htm

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    Red Lodge, Montana
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    "I have been working in clay since 1966. -an industrial design major in a ceramics elective. I got hooked!. I love the fire, kilns, tactile surfaces and the comraderie of the folks who live with this humbling medium. My interests in Clay include dynamics of Kiln designs, Glaze Chemistry, Throwing, building kilns, and developing tools for new forms and textures, alternative firing processes and the World History of Ceramics. On a non-ceramics note I enjoy cooking and gardening, travel, museums observations of nature including wild horses and birds incorporating them into my art. Moved back to Montana where I'll be able to visit the wild horse herds in the Pryor Mountains.


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  1. Raku Question

    I think it may depend on the specific clay body. The only white ^6 stoneware I ever used was a "vessel 6" which we mixed ourselves when I taught in Billings. I don't think we fired it in raku but we did fire out ^6 stoneware that we mixed.
  2. Raku Question

    I agree with John about anything fired to maturity will not withstand the thermal shock of a raku firing. If it were fired to bisque , np problem. But fired to ^6 is a big one. Marcia
  3. Raku Question

    Lee, If you have some ^6 clay fired to bisque between ^09 to ^04 you should not have any problems firing to a raku temperature of ^05 or ^06. Marcia
  4. Adjusting/Setting up Status Feed

    Pres, your communal sets are lovely in understated decoration. They seem very personal. Great interpretation for their use. Marcia
  5. how do I create an album in my gallery?

    Lee, Is this in your personal gallery? I often respond to specific questions with a link to an image in my gallery. I don't want a link to a reply on the forum because it will get lost.hat was nice about members galleries. Marcia
  6. how do I create an album in my gallery?

    Thanks Pres. Maybe its the jet lag nut this new format seems extremely complex to navigate. tried it. Had the images there, then a page came up and said drag the images here. ? Marcia
  7. Alternative Firing Workshop at La meridiana 2017

    here are some results from my Alternative Firing workshop at La Meridiana. I covered making quick terra sig, crackled surfaces using sodium silicate, preparing foil sagger with metallic salts, preparing ceramic sagger with sawdust, wire, banana skins, etc.
  8. Obvara results with martina's piece in front

    From the album Alternative Firing Workshop at La meridiana 2017

    One student's successful try at sodium silicate crackle
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