I am very happy to be working at Anderson Ranch at the same time as Takashi Nakazato and Fumiko Nagai. Takashi is a 13th generation potter and a living National Treasure of Japan. So cool to watch the two of them work in the studio this month and assist them in wadding, loading and wood firing the many pieces Takashi and Fumiko make here at the Ranch. Too many things to learn from them and the Japanese tradition!
Below is a photo of when we fired the ninogama, a small anagama type of kiln.
I have created this blog so that people can see more of the studio process.