This is Tammy, the raku master. She lives up in Santa Rosa on a mountainous chunk of land. It is a requisite that your car have AWD to go up the driveway. The red hot pots go into those trash cans full of newspaper and pick up all sorts of carbon. I have more ceramics pics, but there's still the rest of Chi/MI/NYC to get through, so I'll be spicing these raku images in as I go.
Monday, January 31
Sunday, January 30
I got a lightbox for Christmas and this is the first chance I've had to use it.
I've actually found that I need to bump up the f-number quite a bit. This needed to be cropped but I'm lazy.
This is a raku piece that where I burned horsehair on the outside of it to make the black lines. More coming.
Thursday, January 27
Wednesday, January 26
Monday, January 24
We got up into the upper floors of Alcatraz and that's where they kept the people who had to be entirely separated from the population. These were really for the instigators. This is also where the health care was performed.
Tuesday, January 18
The fog was rolling in the entire time we were on the island. We really got lucky because it held off until we left. Here you can see Mt. Tam, Marin Headlands, and the GG Bridge.