Julian Smith (Raku) Ceramics - White Cracked Pot Medium

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Julian Smith, based in Kinsale, West Cork, has been working with clay for over 20 years, he is one of Irelands foremost Raku artists. Raku is a technique originating in Japan in the sixteenth century in which work is rapidly fired and removed from the kiln when glowing red hot. The piece is then placed in a com airer with combustible materials creating striking colours using metallic oxides.