Earthenware trials and tribulations

So some of the Amaco velvet underglaze colours don’t do so well at stoneware temperatures so I’ve done a bit of earthenware experimenting using Potterycrafts CWE 12.5 white earthenware clay. The result is the coasters below. Most are painted with the velvet underglaze colours and glazed with Scarva high gloss clear but I tried out …

Terracolor Stoneware glaze

I needed a less glossy glaze for the trophies I made for the Winter trail race so am now trying out a number of Terracolor stoneware glazes. These glazes were bought as powder and most mixed with water but some of each of Romantic, Acropolis and Blue marble were mixed with the Scarva brush on …

Caru Dolgellau 💜 Love Dolgellau

I’ve made these exciting little hearts to experiment with raku firing and have donated the results to the Caru Dolgellau 💜 Love Dolgellau Calonau Cymru fund raising.  The clay I used was some end of bag Earthstone cranked. I decorated with some brush on Amaco Raku glaze: Lustrous copper and Smokey blue. I also used …

Maker of the Month: Celf Aran Arts: End of week 1

We are so chuffed at the end of week 1 having sold a few items including Wind & Tree in this dragon based ensemble! This Dipsy Dragon is looking very pleased too!         It’s been a hectic week getting it all together.  The Town & Mountain plaque came out of it’s glaze firing on …