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Tree Bowl with gold luster and slip decoration.

Firings and Unclaimed Pots

This is the latest info on where your pots may be and on the firing schedule. There are always unclaimed pots in the studio. It’s sad but true. And eventually they get thrown out. Keep track of your work in a journal, with photos, or some other method.

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Expand Your Knowledge

There is so much to learn! Even if you can never master it all, it is fun to see the masters at work. Learn about the medium of clay and the ceramic processes. Visit other potter’s websites. Explore and dig deeply. Have fun!

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Donna’s Return

After teaching ceramics in public school for 13 years, Donna has returned to Fireborn full time.

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12-3-18 Food

The food in China was interesting and different, and mostly good.

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12-1-18 My Crate Arrives

I bought brushes, glazes, tools and about 400 small pots in China. I also had a dozen molds made so I could watch the

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11-18-2018 Throwing

This video was taken in in a small studio in Jingdezhen, China. The techniques are quite different than what is common in the USA.

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10-24-18 Impressions of Chia

People ask what China was like. I arrived at Pudong Airport in Shanghai. It was totally modern and organized. Determined to jump right into my

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10-22-2018

These two travelogues provide an excellent description of Jingdezhen, a city of 2 million with 30 thousand potters, where I spent four weeks. I

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10-15-2018

  General information about porcelain and the city of Jingdezhen, China, where I was from September 1 to October 10, 2018. More posts will

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Ending Your Term

Please decide whether or not you want to renew well before your term ends. If you want to continue, then please commit as soon

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Kiln Openings

Our kiln holds about 300 pots. We fire every three weeks on average so there is always fresh new work in the gallery. Kiln

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Private Lessons

Private and small group lessons are available. This is a great idea for an anniversary activity in the tradition of the film GHOST. Maybe

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Reading List

Reading List Clay and Glazes for the Potter by Daniel Rhodes This is my potters’ bible of technical information – a must read if you

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