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‘Anagamania’ -25- 穴窯図:Anagama Project News latest (summer 2015)

– MINI_ANAGAMA WORKSHOP – for Intwernational Ceramics Festival in Wales 21st June ~ 5th July – Aberystwyth Art Centre, Aberystwyth, Wales 15 days workshop – the limited tickets for applicants can be booked [booking is ready now with the officials … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -24- 蹴轆轤 Ballantyne’s Kickwheel

Siberian chill in the air, but I could find a few signs of spring in my secret woods. My kiln-site has survived through winter wind blows and I should be able to put myself in full action really soon. As … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -23- 夏の穴窯築き:Anagama Projects (summer 2015)

I am going to be rather busy with 2 Anagama projects in summer this year. The first project is with the International Ceramics Festival 3rd-5th July in Aberystwyth as the festival committee asked me to build (a) mini-Anagama for this … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -20- 捨間 – ‘Sutema’ (Wasting Chamber) –

Although I kept basic design of kiln shape, my latest anagama ‘Moby’ has several minor changes in details from the kilns I built previously. Until now, I haven’t shown my ‘Moby’s Sutema’ 捨間. It was done a while ago. The … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -19- 森で冬期作陶 – No Winter Hibernation –

After completing my Anagama ‘Moby’ this summer, I have been trying to concetrate on potting at my open-air studio in the woods. Now it is time for me to prove my ‘Moby’ is almost perfect for reproducing beauty of Japanese … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -18- 森の’白鯨陶房’ – Soft Roofing for ‘Moby’ Site

My open-air pottery studio (including my kilns) in the secret woods have got soft tarpaulin covers. From the very first stage of this Anagama project, I had an idea of an open-air studio with ‘Soft-Roofing’ (i.e. camouflage tarpaulins and collapsible … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -17- 穴窯 白鯨 – Anagama ’MOBY’ Completed

Yes, finally on the last day of July 2014, my anagama ‘Moby 白鯨’ was completed. When I started thinking about this project a few years ago, I had a few things I wanted to achieve, 1. – Building anagama which … Continue reading

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