A technique derived from Ancient Japan, raku firing is a fast past process where work is removed from the kiln when it is red hot and placed in containers of combustible materials.
Originating from China, porcelain is a material that can date back as far as the Han Dynasty. It is a material that is prized for its whiteness as well as its translucency on thin surfaces.
A step beyond just a functional item, into a medium where I push to create more conceptual depth in each piece.
Pit firing is an ancient process can be dated back nearly 30,000 years ago. This is typically done by digging a pit in the earth where pots are placed and burnt by a fire that is built on it.