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  • n. Alternative capitalization of Raku

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  • In 1960 he began experimenting with the 16th-century Japanese technique called raku, which is used to fire the vessels for the tea ceremony.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Potters around the world today use "raku" to describe a type of low-temperature firing that was inspired by Japanese Raku but which has morphed into something completely different, untethered to Japanese tradition.

    Museum Blogs

  • Workshops devoted to Soldner's special areas of expertise -- raku, bonsai, and brush making -- will accompany the exhibition.

    Bill Bush: Set Your Clocks To Pacific Standard Time: This Artweek.LA (August 22-September 4, 2011)

  • The exhibition will illuminate his creative life as an artist and teacher, featuring many works he made at Scripps College, where he developed his distinctive approaches to raku and salt-fired ceramics.

    Bill Bush: Set Your Clocks To Pacific Standard Time: This Artweek.LA (August 22-September 4, 2011)

  • Their new life would be such a relief that they would dive hungrily into something formerly out of character: a study of medieval French literature or raku pottery classes.

    i know i am, but what are you?

  • NQR (Not quilt related) ... but as arty types, I thought you guys might like to see these fabulous masks - these are some that my mother has raku-ed lately (my mother is a potter; she does a lot of masks) - I love these - especially the ones with the nails and other hardware in - and especially the first one.

    NQR (Not quilt related)

  • Phone; creams; Indian pottery; old-fashioned rolodex; pink, purple, green and turquoise post-its; monitor, modem, computer and keyboard, business cards, silly calendar; pens, pencils, markers; huge coffee mug; raku pot; fossilized whale bone ...

    What's on Your Desk?

  • Students were encouraged to visit at weekends and experiment with raku and salt-fired flame-burning kilns, projects that were impossible at the Central's London site.

    Dan Arbeid obituary

  • Handling such touch-oriented objects as raku tea bowls has forever ruined the experience of museums for me, because now I feel the only proper way to experience an object of art is with your fingers.

    Néojaponisme » Blog Archive » Infiniti Brand Journey: Flower Robotics pre-interview

  • Too many of my other hobbies are not so easy to put down in a pinch like that – which is precisely why I do not get to knit complicated projects, make jewelry or do raku pottery any longer.

    Crazy Narcissistic Exploitative Zombie-Pimp Mom-Bloggers, Unite and Take Over | Her Bad Mother

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