Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Portfolio Photography Cassius Basaltic Clay 1

Just recently I started using this Cassius Basaltic Clay. And I love it. How dark it can get reminds me a lot of steel. But it is hard to find a glaze to work well with the clay. The clay has a lot of gasses that come off of it when fired. And it has to be fired in an oxidizing fire, usually in an electric kiln.

Here is a bowl with a jagged edge. I am surprised that the jagged lip survived through firing.

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