Mary Kaun-English
Firing
Pit-firing Projects facilitated by Mary English

Photos from St Ives Pit firing on Porthmeor Beach 2016.

Arial View
 
Transporting materials
 
Digging the pit
 
Shoring up the pit
 
Mary Explaining the process
 
Loading the pit
 
Lighting the fire
 
The Fire pit is alight
 
The pots emerge from the ashes
 
Opening the pit the next morning
 

TALKS GIVEN:

Porthmeor Studios, St Ives September 2016

Porthmeor Studios, St Ives September 2015

Norway House Studio September 2014

Artist in Residence at The American Community School 2014

Pit firing process:

Download a PDF about the pit firing process Pit Firing Process