Project Title: Ceramics: A Study into the Effects of Oxygen on Glaze Composition
BASIS Advisor: Joshua Winter
Internship Location: Greenwhich House Pottery
Onsite Mentor: Adam Welch
During my senior project, I intend to analyze and discover the hotspots in the kiln. I have secured an internship at Greenwich House Pottery, during this internship I will be loading kilns, mixing glazes and clay. When loading these kilns I will be strategically placing my pieces/test tiles in the kiln. I wish to see the differences that the kiln position can make on a final look of a piece. I have been working with ceramics for over a decade and I have intentions of following this into college. My study should help clarify some of the factors that make gas-fired pieces unique.
For whom it may concern, my name is Ike Lobel. This blog will serve as a recording device for my progress through my senior project. My project is about the intricacies of gas kilns. I have been working with ceramics for over a decade and this will be a culmination of everything I have learned.my […]