Watch : Anagama Wood-firing Video | Traditional Pottery Process

Video brings process alive in way that photography can't quite manage. As promised, here is a short film celebrating the anagama woodfiring process I shared in my last post. Many thanks to my better half for the video cutting assistance - a seriously useful skill (he's an angel - thanks Cody!). _ _ The footage … Continue reading Watch : Anagama Wood-firing Video | Traditional Pottery Process

Anagama Firing Process | Woodfired Pottery – Kirin Kiln, Ipoh, Malaysia

In the humid heat of South-east Asia we lifted our suitcases and boxes onto the table, the previous week's Aquagama firing still radiating heat across the space. The latest wood-firing was to take place on the land shared with two decrepit old dragon kilns and within sight of several others. The dragons of this suburb … Continue reading Anagama Firing Process | Woodfired Pottery – Kirin Kiln, Ipoh, Malaysia

Works in Woodfire – Kiwi Ceramists

My partner and I bought a beautiful pit fired bottle 5-7 years ago in Coromandel Town. The muddy, lumpy form was being exhibited as part of a community ceramics show in the town hall. It was love at first sight. A rich, rustic and heavily textured piece that looks like it was just pulled from … Continue reading Works in Woodfire – Kiwi Ceramists