Magic Moments- under fire

or rather being fired!

One of the art forms i had enjoyed years ago was doing hand painted ceramic tiles. I thought it would be fun to paint a few of them to have available for folks visiting my new studio as most of my original tiles were now given away or sold. Our ceramist at FVAC graciously offered to fire them for me and the first batch is in his kiln as I type.

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4 tiles in the kiln setter ready to be fired. 5 to go

most of these are of bees and other pollinators in the garden.

 

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designs penciled in
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and painted with under-glazes

 

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another set
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one coat of over-glaze begins to hide the designs
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mystery-hidden under the over-glaze

 

 

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two finished tiles left over from 4 or 5 years ago

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