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Spring 2013

Mishima Tests: Pre-Firing

A couple of weeks ago I posted the results of my underglaze testsĀ and briefly mentioned my plans to use the underglaze with a mishima process in conjunction with laser etching. … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Laser Etching

On Thursday I began making some progress with laser etching. I tested two different power/speed strength combinations and wasn’t fully happy with either one but now I have the chance … Continue reading

October 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Islamic Tiles – Part 1

This past week I went on a pretty heavy floral-motif Islamic tile binge looking for source material for some thesis-related ideas. This post is limited to blue and white designs. … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Lusterware

Fatimid luster dish with a female figure holding a cup “Fatimid art, more than any other art in the history of Islamic Egypt, has dedicated a remarkable place to female … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment