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Halloween Home Decorating Ideas Raku HorsehairFiredPottery Pumpkins - Doing Earth Pottery By Shelley White
One of the fun areas for Shelley White of Doing Earth Pottery is to create different items that can make Unique Home decor items. It is that time again. It seems that every 2 to 3 Years Shelley gets out the Raku Firing Kiln for Halloween home Decorations She has created her Handcrafted Raku fired Halloween pumpkins decorated with horsehair an ideal item for any Halloween home decor She hand carves the Scary Jack o lanterns before the unique Raku Firing in raku a style originally started by the Japanese It is Raku's unpredictable results and intense color that attract modern potters. These patterns and color arise from the harsh cooling process and the amount of oxygen that is allowed to reach the pottery. Depending on what effect the artist wants, the pottery is either instantly cooled in water, cooled slowly in the open air, or placed in a barrel filled with combustible material, such as newspaper, covered, and allowed to smoke. . Handcrafted Halloween Jack o Lantern by Doing