Feeling the Creative Heat?
The Fruits of Summer by workshop instructor Diane Tesler. There’s exactly one month until summer classes start, but this week’s 90-degree temperatures have us feeling the summer heat already. Heat, it turns out, is also an important part of an artist’s toolkit. Here are a few of our classroom demos where temperature plays a role: Raku firing In this video, Art League ceramics chair Blair Meerfeld fires ceramic work using the raku process. After the raku ware is heated in a kiln until red-hot, the pieces are placed in metal cans filled with combustible material,… ... Read More