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Taguchi throws all of his work as “blanks,” with the walls thicker than desired, and the ridges fully encircling the forms. He then trims both the inside and outside surfaces on the wheel. The third and final step in forming is to partially remove sections of the ridges by hand. He uses a celadon glaze, and fires to cone 10 in reduction.

Studio Visit: Munemitsu Taguchi, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted On April 25, 2011 2 Comments

A potter in an urban setting is not as much of a contradiction as it once was—but that doesn’t mean it’s any easier. Taguchi’s secret: come to the studio, work hard, leave.