Pretty pottery

Creating pottery is a profoundly interesting process. Using a kiln, artists pull their pieces of pottery out at typically 1800 degrees before doing a number of things to make the artwork just right. This can involve burning horse hair and feathers onto the pottery to make unique designs, or placing the pottery into a fermented yeast solution to produce "Obvara" firing, among other methods. Whichever the case, Rawlins artists on Friday did a number of methods to create their artwork. Clockwise from top, Rawlins artist Sue Ward cools off a piece of pottery; Marge McCrea burns a feather onto the pottery; Cris Waldrip opens the hot kiln.

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