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Re: Pit firing


From: Karen Chilman (ChilArt_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Oct 29 2003 - 18:33:43 PST

I have had some great successes with pit firing. One thing we do to add
some neat effects is to "wrap" the bisque ware with copper scrubbers (the
kind you would scrub dishes with) they pull apart and one can place them
over or around a pot. NEAT EFFECTS.
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From: "art inmind" <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2003 7:11 AM
Subject: Pit firing

> Has anyone done pit firing in ceramics at their school? I have been
> into the idea of digging a hole in the ground and doing an overnight
> with my middle school classes. Can someone point me in the direction of
> good resources for this process? Has anyone out there done it and have
> great pointers for me?
> Lynn
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