Friday, February 8, 2013

Glowing Art

The kiln was done firing the students' glazed pieces right after school today.* I've told them how hot it gets and that it turns red, but it's not something that I can show them. That is until I took a super quick picture before getting burned! Some of the pieces almost looked translucent. What an amazing process! The students are going to love seeing this picture!

*The kiln had shut off, but was still super hot, about 1800*F! The last time I fired ceramics, the kiln was turned on around 8 AM and emptied around 7:30 AM the next day. The ceramics were still a little warm (easily handle-able though).