Thursday, 24 March 2011
Snakes & Ladders.
I was very happy with these three large casseroles.
I had slipped and decorated them.
and then made the fatal mistake!
I put them in the biscuit firing to early.
They were not fully dry and the bases had wax emulsion resit on
so the moisture was trapped inside the pots.
when I opened the kiln and took the lids off
all three had cracked.
I should have known better. Patience Mr Jessop Patience.
I consoled my self by thinking at least I hadn't wasted any Glaze on them.
We learn from our mistakes, that's how we move on up the
ladder of knowledge.
But it not nice when you hit the snake and slide
all the way back down again.
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