Kevin Akhurst, Newtown, nr. Newbury

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Kevin Akhurst, Newtown, nr. Newbury

Post by NaomiM on May 26th 2015, 1:28 am

Soda glazed, wood fired bottle vase, by Kevin Akhurst




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Re: Kevin Akhurst, Newtown, nr. Newbury

Post by dantheman on May 26th 2015, 12:30 pm

I like the blush Excellent

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Re: Kevin Akhurst, Newtown, nr. Newbury

Post by NaomiM on May 26th 2015, 1:50 pm

Visited him as part of the Open Studios scheme and he's built himself a woodfired kiln in the garden (after using electric and gas up until then). This is from his first firing, and he had a bit of a problem getting the soda in - squirting a solution of bicarbonate of soda, but his nozzels kept melting and blocking. The pots came out ok, though. I've asked him for some more round ones; the others had all sold by the time I got there.

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Re: Kevin Akhurst, Newtown, nr. Newbury

Post by NaomiM on August 21st 2015, 12:32 am

Vase from his latest soda firing. Dots of cream slip have changed to red in places, and to a brown feathering where the full force of the flame hit the pot.








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Re: Kevin Akhurst, Newtown, nr. Newbury

Post by brin mcardle on August 21st 2015, 8:15 am

Great colours
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