About meI write about Japanese ceramics, Japanese antiques and Japan. I have been making and selling ceramics and antiques full time in Japan since 1994. Read more here
Monthly Archives: February 2012
I got an email from a guy in Hawaii who is making a movie about how the earthquake and tsunami of last year affected potters in Kasama. The link is here, http://www.indiegogo.com/Place-of-Hope <p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/36067241″>Place of Hope</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/user10262103″>R3IMAGE</a> on … Continue reading
I borrowed a book on Bizen for some work I am doing. There are two volumes that seem to contain every known kamajirushi. Some interesting points the book points out. In the earliest times, the end of the Muromachi age, … Continue reading
I started my project on Kickstarter a couple of days ago. Have a look here .
I went to an auction in Nara this week. Very strange things up for auction. The tooth bracelet came from a lot of South American antiquities. The books from a different lot. I will be putting them in to my … Continue reading
I have unloaded the front stacks in each room, I will leave the back stacks intact and just take out the work, use the shelves for the next firing. I would say this firing ‘style’, fire, put burner in and … Continue reading
I just opened both rooms. Here are some pictures of work from each room. It is still too hot to go inside so I only pulled out a couple of pieces.
Feedback please. I am launching a Kickstarter project in a few days and have finished my project page. I would like feedback on it if anyone has the time. You can see the page here, http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/davidpike/2111231956?token=be2f385e Thank you, Dave
Wood usage calculation below. I finished this morning, Monday the 6th. at about 5:00 am. My goal was to do a firing that tested the things I have read about how Abe Anjin fires. Fire, rest, fire, rest, etc. I … Continue reading