Project: Art for the Heart

Phase 5:  Hearts on Fire… Into the Kiln 1830° is too hot to cook James and Shirley’s peanut butter cookies, but it is the perfect temperature for firing our glazed hearts. It takes an entire day of carefully orchestrated adjustments to bring the kiln up to that temperature.  By the end, a view through a…

Project: Art for the Heart

Phase 3:  “Glazing” is painting… Technically, you’re painting a coating of silica-based fluid (glaze), which, when fired in the kiln, will fuse to the surface of the clay heart… now you know why we just refer to it as glazing. When you spend as many hours as we do surrounded by art, making art, promoting…