Joan Libby Hawk,  Studio Potter  

Interpreting Clay, Color & Form


Terra Sigillata Polished, Wax Resist Design

Vessel of Many Colors

Porcelain, Gas, Cone 10

Burnished Terra Sigillata, Saggar

Fired, Color by Oxide & Organics

FORMS, FUNCTIONS (OR NOT) 

Details, contrast  & color

play together.  Brushstrokes

and wax resist bring out

the vessels' attitude.

Burnished Terra Sigillata, Saggar Fired

Burnished Terra Sigillata, Saggar Fired

Porcelain, Gas, Cone 10

​Burnished Terra Sigillata, Horsehair & Feather Design

Burnished Terra Sigillata, Saggar Fired

Wax Resist, Metallic & Crackle Glaze

Stoneware, Gas, Cone 10

ALTERNATE

FIRING,

SO HANDS ON


Sizzle, burn. Delicate, powerful, painterly.

Careful surface preparation plus serendipity.

Stoneware, Gas, Cone 10

Terra Sigillata Polished,Wax Resist

Terra Sigillata Polished, Bold Crackle 

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

Terra Sigillata Polished, Altered Form

Terra Sigillata Polished, Go With the Flow

Raku Gallery


Playing with fire

to achieve

luminous blacks

and startling

crackle.  

Metals color & 

textures accent.

​Stoneware, Electric, Cone 6

Stoneware, Electric, Cone 6 

Copper & Bronze Mix with Crackle 

Round View

Wax and Tape Resist, Incised

Porcelain, Gas, Cone 10

Deep Crackle, Mat and Shiny

Crackle & Metal, Black Accents

Burnished Terra Sigillata,

Horsehair & Feather Design