Ceramics Workshop

WHAT is a Raku?


pictured above: 1)The Kiln being fired in our side yard with gas heat 2)The pots are removed at their highest temp 3) The pots are smoked in paper 4) Sarah being a bad mamma-jamma.

Here at Union Project, our ceramic artists are busy exploring all sorts of different glazing and firing techniques. Just this past weekend Ceramics Cooperative members Sarah and Keith spent time working to master one of the funnier sounding firing techniques, Raku firing.

a new twist on an old tradition: Egg painting at UP

The egg emerges to show new life as does spring emerge to make for new growth and the beginning of the growing seasons.  
So in line with spring and the celebrations of the end of winter and beginning of spring, why not make a new twist on an old tradition?  Join in and make a lasting mark on a little egg!