Bisque – are we talking about biscuits, soup or clay?

We’re talking about clay of course! I’ve discovered that while some people have no idea what the word bisque means, to others it draws images of biscuits (or cookies if you socialise with Americans), soup (think of a smooth, creamy, crustacean-based soup) or the porous result of an 1000 degrees Celsius firing (give or take a…… Continue reading Bisque – are we talking about biscuits, soup or clay?

While the internet is still down….

I’d like to make an official statement so it’s on the record… No internet = greater productivity. There I said it. I suspected this was the case and this past week without internet has definitely confirmed it. Since the interwebs went down last Thursday, Masterchef has come back on the telly so while that has…… Continue reading While the internet is still down….

First bisque firing

Drumroll please… Introducing the very first Servant Ceramics bisque firing!! I measured out the kiln dimensions on my desk and tried arranging the vessels to give me an idea what would fit into the kiln. And surprisingly, everything (bar one really awful mug, which is now in the reclaim bucket, where it should have been…… Continue reading First bisque firing