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During drying and firing of clay, the phenomenon whereby a clay piece will “remember” the way it was formed and will often shrink specifically according to the forming method. If not accommodated, memory can aggravate a variety of drying and firing faults. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook

Doug Casebeer: The Stories Tools Tell

Doug Casebeer: The Stories Tools Tell

2 Casebeer throwing a cup in his studio at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village, Colorado, 2015. Photo: Brianna Horn, Anderson Ranch Arts Center.

3 Casebeer throwing a pitcher with a wooden throwing stick, 2015. Photo: Brianna Horn, Anderson Ranch Arts Center.

4 Casebeer using a wooden stamp on a tea bowl, 2015. Photos: Brianna Horn, Anderson Ranch Arts Center.

5 Casebeer’s throwing demonstration, pitcher and tea bowls, 2015. 6 A greenware and a fired tea bowl with a stamp, 2015. Photos: Brianna Horn, Anderson Ranch Arts Center.

The tools of a craftsman reveal much more than technique or the mastery of material. Tools  … Read More

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