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Raku pottery

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Raku is a traditional Japanese pottery technique. Freshly-fired items are placed into flammable materials such as paper or sawdust, and the resulting fire creates unique patterns.

Raku Pottery by Steven Forbes-deSoule

Raku Pottery from Steven Forbes-deSoule | Handmade Ceramics Including Raku Wall Pieces, Vessels, Sculpture and Ikebana

Raku is a unique method of glazing and firing ceramic pottery and sculptures to create 'happy accidents' of vivid colors and design patterns

Raku is a unique method of glazing and firing ceramic pottery and sculptures to create 'happy accidents' of vivid colors and design patterns

Raku Vase | Raku pottery has its roots in the production of … | Flickr

Raku pottery has its roots in the production of bowls for 16th century Japanese tea ceremonies. Hand-molded clay was fired quickly to low temperatures, removed from the kiln while hot and cooled quickly in open air or water. The modern variations of Raku technique dispense with the lead glazes and have been extended in many ways. While preserving the low-temperature firing (approximately 1700 degrees Fahrenheit (925 degrees Celsius), and the quick cooling, many variations and enhancements…

Naked Raku Technique from Experts Charlie and Linda Riggs

Learn the naked raku technique from experts Charlie and Linda Riggs. The slip-resist or naked raku process yields amazing and unique results! Check it out!

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Raku Pottery Tea Bowl by Steven Forbes-deSoule

Raku Pottery by Steven Forbes-deSoule | Online Pottery Store | Raku Pottery and Ceramics | Weaverville, NC. | Ceramics for sale including raku ceramic vessels, wall art, sculpture & Ikebana.

How To Make Raku'd Balloon Bowls! - Marian Williams Pottery

I decided for my contribution to the exhibition entitled Fragility at Sheoak Gallery at Fingal to do Raku’d Balloon Bowls and Garden Totems. So I set about making Balloon Bowls and Garden Totems. While talking to my bestie, Judith Wagenseller from OKC, Oklahoma, USA, I discovered that I should share my instructions for making these Balloon Bowls […]

How to Fire Raku Pottery: 11 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow

True Japanese Raku refers to pottery made by a specific family in Japan for pottery that is specifically made for the Japanese Tea Ceremony. This article will discuss Western-style Raku, developed by Paul Soldner in the 1960s. First you...

Pottery Painting Ideas (28)Paint on the earthy shades of pottery with one color: Sometimes it is also a good idea to take a piece of pottery that is terra cota in shade and paint it with either white or cream shades. This may not look as spectacular as when you paint on white surfaces with colors but it has a charm all its own. This lends an old world charm to the piece of pottery that you are working on and what is more this is a really simple idea to work with.

As you can see, there are plenty of pottery painting ideas waiting for you out there once you decide to take it up. The simple and logical thing to do would