June Ridgeway The work is coil built, burnished and saggar fired. Inspiration is from a number of sources: erosion or weathering, just as the patina of age takes its course over any surface subjected to the elements, so the smoke and the added ingredients placed in the saggar, such as salt, wire, oxides, make their unique marks directly on the satin, burnished surface of the piece.
Jan Lee’s naked raku and saggar-fired works balance a soft elegance of form with the intense crackling electricity of daring smoke patterns. These meticulously smooth vessels serve as a quiet frame for bold swaths of lightning, fracture, and inferno
South African ceramic artist Colleen Lehmkuhl : Teapots. Studied Ceramic Design at the Joburg Art College in the 70’s. Inspired by workshops attended at La Meridiana Ceramic school in Tuscany presented by Lucianne La Salle and Susan Nemith in 2009 covering Sculpting the Human Form and Inlaid Porcelain respectively