Category Archives: Science

Rainbow Gold

https://www.etsy.com/listing/520621048/drippy-rainbow-gold-tea-bowl-matcha?ref=shop_home_active_9 Wow, it’s been almost six months since I’ve posted anything here, and I’ve completely changed gears again. I went through a directionless dry spell after the pseuda-firing idea until a few weeks ago. Now I’m working on something I … Continue reading

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Pseuda Firing

So, if you follow me on Instagram (@kiracall) then you have probably seen my posts about “pseuda-firing”. I’ve had the idea for a while, but haven’t had a lot of time to get into it in depth until I finished … Continue reading

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Tomatoes and Borrowed Time

Since I got my ceramic studio in working order, I’ve hit the ground running. The image above is of a botanical sculpture made of Sculpey clay that I made as a special order for a professor of biology. The reason … Continue reading

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Botanical Plates!

Red Slipper Orchid Plate (Paphiopedilum), Porcelain, cone 10. 9″x9″x1″ When botanists and scientists hear the word “plate”, it usually isn’t interpreted literally as something you can eat your lunch off of. There was a time when I thought I had … Continue reading

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A New Chapter: My Inner Botanist Returns

Paphiopedilum glanduliferum, WIP illustration on porcelain: Although I don’t want to completely ditch “The Pebble Line” of my work, my decorative process has evolved in a satisfying way that I must pursue. My new process involves drawing an outline of … Continue reading

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The Mad Tea-Potter!

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about my grad school portfolio. The application deadline is about 10 months away, but one of the things I have lost sleep over before is wondering whether I have images of work that … Continue reading

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Finally getting somewhere

  Above are my newest latte mugs. They turned out brilliant! I’ve found that blending my colors with a gradient of black makes them feel more united, and the surprise of turning the mug over to look at the bottom … Continue reading

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New Work

  I fired some work here in Massachusetts just a few days before I flew home for the holidays. I was able to photograph some of the pots back here in Massachusetts a few days ago. I’m really excited about … Continue reading

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Black and White

  Above is a photo I took of the bottom of a finished and fired cup that I made recently. It translates so well into a graphic photo. Although I’m hooked on the bright colors of my recent work, I … Continue reading

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Getting closer

  I’m really satisfied with the way my pebble design looks on my curvy cups. I just made some bowls but haven’t decorated them yet, but I have been thinking that I should branch out and make other forms. I’ve … Continue reading

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