Archive for June, 2013

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Big ideas in clay leads to lots of trial and error, learning, and loss. Trying to figure out how to make something you have never made, something new, seems to push your abilities, forcing one to learn something. Learning not to get attached to a clay project, at any stage of the process, becomes a […]

Trying to get updated…..

Posted: 5th June 2013 by matt in Artist's Thoughts
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A lot of time has past since I updated this website. Busy with the family and trying to get my graduate work done left little time for posting. I am in the process of trying bring this up to date. Now that I am through with school and focusing on my next phase(teaching hopefully) I […]

Soda Kiln

Posted: 4th June 2013 by matt in Kilns and Glazes, Projects
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This is a stop motion video I made while building my soda kiln at Indiana State University. I built this as part of my thesis research and wanted to document the process. It is a 60 cubic foot cross-draft kiln with four mr-100 venturi burners. The kiln is made entirely of super duty hard firebrick […]