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ChenowethArts

Baby sitting the Bailey car kiln on campus today...always a little nervous about firing student work.
Oct 16 2014 06:13 AM
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Crusty

practice,practice,practice- then all your clay is soggy
Oct 16 2014 05:57 AM
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Crusty

not a good morning on the wheel, my first trial with clay that was to hard..
Oct 15 2014 07:09 AM
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    KatherineH
    I had the same problem today. Going to reclaim my hard clay and stick the softer stuff.
    Oct 15 2014 04:02 PM
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    Crusty
    I tossed it in a bag with some water, better today...
    Oct 16 2014 05:55 AM
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Marcia Selsor

cold front is here...highs in the 80s. Firing saggar today and preparing more raku glazed pieces.
Oct 15 2014 07:01 AM
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Crusty

Threw my biggest pot this moring, took 2 attempts .. first one fell because the base was to thin.. second turned out to be my best pot so far but i got scared ad left a little to much in the mid section...
Oct 14 2014 05:08 AM
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Benzine

The moment, when you just realized, that you forgot to ask a student, if they poked a vent hole in their intricate sculpture, that you are now firing...
Oct 13 2014 02:56 PM
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    Benzine
    No worries. The student came in, and they vented it, through the mouth that was part of the sculpture.
    Oct 13 2014 07:36 PM
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    Babs
    Yo've taught them well!!
    Oct 13 2014 09:10 PM
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    Benzine
    I try. This student though, extremely talented, and will spend hours on these incredible, subtle details. But sometimes, will ignore things that are the most obvious.
    Oct 13 2014 09:48 PM
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ChenowethArts

Loading the Bailey car kiln...anxious to see how the latest projects turn out.
Oct 13 2014 10:11 AM
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Marcia Selsor

Good Raku firings today. Happy camper!
Oct 12 2014 08:58 PM
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Crusty

our first weekend on the wheel, learned alot and made about 10 pieces.. a couple cool accidents.1 huge mess lol
Oct 12 2014 05:36 PM
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Marcia Selsor

Firing again. Glazing for Raku mural. Building frames. busy!!!
Oct 12 2014 07:41 AM
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ChenowethArts

I switched spayers...and being able to switch back-and-forth between glazes, quickly, is rocking my world.
Oct 11 2014 06:55 AM
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Crusty

Ordered Cerawool last nig, things thigs are moving alog faster than expected..
Oct 10 2014 08:59 PM
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JLowes

I am getting loaded up for a show Saturday and Sunday in Norcross, Georgia. Just me, my honey, a hundred, or so, other artists and 50,000 people.
Oct 10 2014 12:36 PM
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    Min
    How did your sale go?
    Oct 13 2014 06:33 PM
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Crusty

Wheel came rite before last night, figures ... time to get with it...
Oct 10 2014 06:26 AM
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    Crusty
    i can center 7 to 11 method and open but i can not pull,having a hard time for some reason..
    Oct 10 2014 09:05 AM
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    Benzine
    Pulling is all about the feel. You have to do it a lot to get accustomed to using the appropriate amount of pressure. I've been experimenting with larger forms lately, and I've had to get used to applying ,more pressure than normal, to get all that clay up from the foot. I'm still not there, but getting better.
    Oct 10 2014 06:37 PM
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    Crusty
    thanks, i finally got my first pot done.. small but looks ok for a new guy.

    Oct 10 2014 08:57 PM
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Marcia Selsor

ran out of propane in my 4 tanks. First refill in 10 months.
Oct 10 2014 06:17 AM
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    Babs
    thought you were tempting fate when you were writing about the no. of firings:)
    Oct 11 2014 12:36 AM