Crackle & Metal, Black Accents

Terra Sigillata Polished, Altered Form

​Burnished Terra Sigillata, Horsehair & Feather Design

Burnished Terra Sigillata, Saggar Fired

Wax Resist, Metallic & Crackle Glaze

Wax and Tape Resist, Incised

Stoneware, Gas, Cone 10

Terra Sigillata Polished, Bold Crackle 

Circle forward to 2015.  Four decades since the beginning.  Work continues, expands, challenges.

ALTERNATE

FIRING,

SO HANDS ON


Sizzle, burn. Delicate, powerful, painterly.

Careful surface preparation plus serendipity.

Terra Sigillata Polished,Wax Resist


Terra Sigillata Polished, Wax Resist Design

Vessel of Many Colors

Copper & Bronze Mix with Crackle 

Round View

Stoneware, Gas, Cone 10

Porcelain, Gas, Cone 10

Burnished Terra Sigillata, Saggar

Fired, Color by Oxide & Organics

Terra Sigillata Polished, Go With the Flow

Burnished Terra Sigillata, Saggar Fired

​Stoneware, Electric, Cone 6

Porcelain, Gas, Cone 10

Deep Crackle, Mat and Shiny

Burnished Terra Sigillata, Saggar Fired

Stoneware, Electric, Cone 6 

FORMS, FUNCTIONS (OR NOT) 

Details, contrast  & color

play together.  Brushstrokes

and wax resist bring out

the vessels' attitude.

Burnished Terra Sigillata,

Horsehair & Feather Design 

  Joan Libby Hawk,  Studio Potter  

Interpreting Clay, Color & Form

Porcelain, Gas, Cone 10

Raku Gallery


Playing with fire

to achieve

luminous blacks

and startling

crackle.  

Metals color & 

textures accent.