I took a workshop from Barbara Gonzalez (Maria's Great-granddaughter).
We fired outdoors, just as in the video, and smothered the fire to create
the black. If air reaches the pottery it will remain red. I don't think this
can be achieved in a kiln.
Woody in KC
> Polish/burnish by slightly dampening dry clay pottery and then burnish
> with a polished stone...or back of a spoon..but the stone works
> Just fire the burnished pots at the proper cone for bisque firing for
> that particular clay.
> Great video on black pottery: Maria
> Shari in NY