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Bob Coyle

Member Since 06 Jun 2013
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In Topic: Artsy Babble Translation Please

29 August 2016 - 01:48 PM

Salvador Dali was a great fan of poop, it is mentioned several times in his biography, so the cow flap idea may not be so far fetched. I read that he painted a painting of human poop ( his I think) and bemoaned the fact that no gallery wanted it. To paraphrase his complaint... " you can paint buckets of blood and pile of gore... but paint one little turd and everyone is offended"

 

Art is what art is...I guess.


In Topic: Decorating Surface

04 August 2016 - 05:53 PM

Need to attach the picture


In Topic: Raku Kiln Tweaking

26 July 2016 - 06:25 PM

I had luck increasing the length of the chimney on one raku kiln that was not firing hot enough when using a ventui.  I no longer try to fight city hall, and just use a blower. Works fine for a 55 gal barrel kiln with 1 inch Kaowool and  one propane burner.


In Topic: Bisque Fire With Paper

20 June 2016 - 11:21 AM

If you use paper, it might be good to not use any with lots of colored inks. The pigments are mostly organic, but I think that some times there are metal compounds in the ink


In Topic: Just An Other Newbie

19 June 2016 - 03:58 PM

There are worse addictions... Remember, in throwing, once you get past centering... its all uphilll!