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PROCESS: First, I make a solid clay sculpture from stoneware and then hollow it out. To protect the work from collapsing during the hollowing process, I make a structure inside it. It looks like a sculpture in the sculpture! After very slowly drying the earthenware, I bisquit fire it. Then, I glaze the work with a brush, and fire it at Cone 06 - 02. When I want to make crackles to add more effects on the glaze, I open the kiln when is still hot (100 - 200C), unload the ceramic work, and spray it with water (that caused cracks in the glaze). After spraying contrast colors stains over the glaze, I refire the work at Cone 05 just to close the open cracks.

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