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Pseuda Firing

So, if you follow me on Instagram (@kiracall) then you have probably seen my posts about “pseuda-firing”. I’ve had the idea for a while, but haven’t had a lot of time to get into it in depth until I finished … Continue reading

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Posed and Poised

(Above) Willow Vases, 2016. Porcelain clay and underglaze. My photos seem to get better every day that I sit down to take more. I know, I know, “practice makes perfect!” but it seems like there is some magic on my … Continue reading

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Tea Time in the Willows

I went for over a year without making any teapots, but I thought it would be a good addition to my portfolio to make some willow teapots and matching cups. I still plan on making a teapot with ginkgo leaves … Continue reading

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New portfolio in the making

I am trying to scrape together all of my materials for graduate school applications. I should have had the photos done ages ago, but I had a long dry spell before coming up with the willow designed work. I think … Continue reading

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Moose on the Mind

The moose designs are involving to include these cute kitchen sponge holders. If you’ve never owned a sponge holder, you don’t know what you’re missing out on. They keep sponges dry and out of trouble, and best of all, they … Continue reading

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Lost in the Willows

  As it always goes with me, I am pursuing a new direction with my ceramic work. Actually, it branched off of something I was doing in the fall of 2014 in Massachusetts, but I’ve improved on the idea. I … Continue reading

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Home Studio- Status: COMPLETE!

  Since working in the University studio in the summer, I’ve figured out a good home studio setup. I bought a kiln just before Halloween 2015, and it arrived the next week. At first, the plan was to clean out … Continue reading

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Small Steps

I finally feel like I’m moving forward in ceramics this week. My kiln is now in place and ready to go. I did a test firing to cone 04 last night to season/oxidize the new elements, and I just barely … Continue reading

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Christmas Kiln Push

Above is a photo of some plates that I made during the summer. I drew the rhododendron flowers in a diagonal pattern on the plate instead of how they naturally appear. I remember how gorgeous and overwhelming it was to … Continue reading

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Moving Forward

Pottery sales have been good this year. I used to think that if I wasn’t part of a big group sale like I was in school, I could never make as much money from pottery. This year, I have made … Continue reading

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