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Day 3's firing highlights...

I got up relatively early again today to get the kiln lit, and pushed through another batch of copper matte pots and assorted raku glazed dishes. It's quite tiring firing in hot weather, and it does seem to affect the cooling process and therefore the colour development of the pots. Timing is everything!

However 1 or 2 pieces worked really well, interestingly I seem to be getting a lot more reds than I ever used to. Oh well- just 1 more day's firings to go- probably in the next week or so. Here are some of the fired pots from  earlier today- fresh from the kiln.






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