A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News 05/06/14: Craftster has gone mobile!  Read the big news here!
Total Members: 296,380
Currently Running With Scissors:
514 Guests and 15 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Raku cup for tea ceremony  (Read 736 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
pjr107
« on: September 16, 2011 09:05:23 AM »

I've been taking raku for a while now and figured I should get on the ball and post a few things... this last session had us finishing up out class with a Japanese tea ceremony and here is the cup I made for it.
sorry for the crummy images, I was working with my cell phone too late at night

The outside is Dee's Discovery (I  should say I'm almost positive that's what it is)

and the inside is Blue Nebula that has been heavily reduced.  It is this really neat yellowish/greenish/silvery/blue and neither picture does it justice.


thanks for looking
-pj
THIS ROCKS   Logged
littlewrenpottery
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2011 09:06:36 AM »

I like the ridges and variation in colour, I'm not really brave enough for Raku!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://www.littlewrenpottery.co.uk Hand thrown stoneware pottery
pjr107
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2011 02:12:21 PM »

Thank you!

I grew up doing handbuilding and sculpting so when moving into raku, the big thing for me is the glazes.  I do feel a bit limited in what has been supplied for us and not brave enough to mix my own.  If they just had purple.....

My fav part is the instant, hands on firing.  I get to glaze my piece and fire it and cool it right away... It takes about two hours on average which just seem so fast compared to regular glazes.

-pj
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Dress Like Emma Watson at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards
What To Wear To 2013 Coachella Music Festival
5 Ways To Wear A Jean Jacket
Selena Gomez and Debby Ryan: Fashionistas
What To Wear: Black & White Trend
Latest Blog Articles
July 8, 2014 Featured Projects
How to Make Summer Treats
July is National Blueberry Month

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.