Raku Firing

Drying
Raku Glazing
Raku Cleaning Up
Raku Heating Up
Putting the works in kiln; 800c something
Removing from kilns and putting in sawdust box for special raku effect
Raku Works by the Shigaraki Ceramics Park's Students
Raku Works by the Shigaraki Ceramics Park's Students
Raku Works by the Shigaraki Ceramics Park's Students
Raku Works by the Shigaraki Ceramics Park's Students

I don't know when I begin to fall in love with outdoor firings, maybe since I arrived at Shagaraki! Raku Works by the local students; I love the pictures of the students holding their works/bowls=just like holding a new born baby! And seeing the hands of the creators! Bravo!!