D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby shyrabbit » Sep 8th, '09, 18:36

iannon wrote:
shyrabbit wrote:Thanks again to those that commented on the bisqueware yunomi, the feedback is helpful. Also, I like hearing from you on your preferences for glazes and glazing combinations, again very helpful.

Michael


Well...I can certainly comment on my fav's I have seen on your dmcarts.com site!
let me list em :)
Y03 is super hot (pun intended)
y04..love it..warm and cozy feeling
reaaaly like all the "shino and ash" ones y08,10,11, along with that y12 slip

I think that Y11 one is probably my favorite combo of shape and glaze..I really dig on that one but they are all so great looking to be honest!


iannon,
Thanks for the feedback...Y12 has been one of my fav's for a long time:
http://dmcarts.com/Yunomi.html#11

Sorry the URL says #11 but is actual Y12.

Also, thanks for your opinion on which one you felt was your fav as to form and glaze.
http://dmcarts.com/Yunomi.html#10

Again, sorry the URL says #10 but is actual Y11.

I think I found a glich in my numbering system(?)

Thanks,
Michael



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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby chicagopotter » Sep 9th, '09, 09:34

Y11 is real nice! How much does it hold?

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby bonjiri » Sep 9th, '09, 12:26

chicagopotter wrote:Y11 is real nice! How much does it hold?


michael

what are the dimensions of your cool yunomi ?

can't wait to see them glazed/fired

cheers !

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby shyrabbit » Sep 9th, '09, 16:10

chicagopotter wrote:Y11 is real nice! How much does it hold?


Thanks for the nice words....Y11 is approx. 6-7 ounces. Also, I failed to say how much I liked that super nice shino cup of yours that's posted on your 5th page. Really special.

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby shyrabbit » Sep 9th, '09, 16:15

bonjiri wrote:
chicagopotter wrote:Y11 is real nice! How much does it hold?


michael

what are the dimensions of your cool yunomi ?

can't wait to see them glazed/fired

cheers !

Cory,
They range in size, but I would say they average about 3-1/4" h. x 3-1/4" dia. and about 8-10 ounces, they will shrink some in glaze firing, as you know.

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby shyrabbit » Sep 9th, '09, 17:48

Is there any thoughts about likes or dislike of Tenmoku glazes?...just curious.

Thanks,
Michael
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Shino and Wood Ash Chawan from the latest firing.
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby Intuit » Sep 9th, '09, 18:21

The most eye catching of your past series on the DM website are:
Y05, 07, Y12. Last one (actually id'ed as #11 in the photo name) is striking.

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby bonjiri » Sep 9th, '09, 18:40

shyrabbit wrote:Is there any thoughts about likes or dislike of Tenmoku glazes?...just curious.

Thanks,
Michael
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Shino and Wood Ash Chawan from the latest firing.
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cool chawan

what does the other angles look like on this chawan ?

aloha

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby shyrabbit » Sep 9th, '09, 18:52

c,
Similar with slight variations. This piece is subtle in its pronouncement of its "face."

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby woozl » Sep 9th, '09, 19:26

I like tenmoku, great with soda.

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby Littlepig2 » Sep 9th, '09, 22:37

tenmoku? I just LOVE it--think that is about it. :D

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby iannon » Sep 9th, '09, 23:00

shyrabbit wrote:Is there any thoughts about likes or dislike of Tenmoku glazes?...just curious.

Thanks,
Michael
http://www.shyrabbit.etsy.com

I really like some of the color combinations/outcomes on your Tenmoku pieces I have seen on your etsy site..like the one that just recently sold..very stunning glazes. and a couple kind of remind me of like a variation of the Japanese "sea cucumber" glazes..to my untrained eye that is..also beautiful. I do have a Cory Chawan that is a Tenmoku that I love and use for all my Matcha drinking! Still for my yunomi's/teacups i tend to gravitate more towards the "earthy" or "hagi" type styles as I just find them..oh I dont know..soothing somehow. Not sure that made sense but anyway! :?

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby ginkgo » Sep 12th, '09, 06:37

I love your shino chawan : elegant and with some strenght too ! :D

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby Intuit » Sep 12th, '09, 10:39

Except for the highly porous and absorbent nature of hagiwara, I don't see that there is so much design difference. The tea-art depicted in the artisan threads here are earthy, often very simple in theme, like hagiwara.

The defining attribute of hagiwara is the clay composition and how it's prepared, affording it's unique absorptive qualities that result in malleable/changeable character with extended use. It's appearance is dynamic, changing over time.

http://www.kougei.or.jp/english/crafts/0428/f0428.html

The other big difference is the kiln type used. Wood-fired Anagama style kilns and it's variants are are notoriously difficult to work with because of heat anisotropy and long-duration firing.

Like hand-crafted teas, artisan teaware is a product of love, care and careful attention/experience. The ultracool aspect of this subforum is that it lets us peek behind the scenes to gain a fuller appreciation (informed ownership) of the technique variation tweeks and serendipity at play in the making of tea artware.

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby bonjiri » Sep 12th, '09, 17:46

Intuit wrote:Except for the highly porous and absorbent nature of hagiwara, I don't see that there is so much design difference. The tea-art depicted in the artisan threads here are earthy, often very simple in theme, like hagiwara.

The defining attribute of hagiwara is the clay composition and how it's prepared, affording it's unique absorptive qualities that result in malleable/changeable character with extended use. It's appearance is dynamic, changing over time.

http://www.kougei.or.jp/english/crafts/0428/f0428.html

The other big difference is the kiln type used. Wood-fired Anagama style kilns and it's variants are are notoriously difficult to work with because of heat anisotropy and long-duration firing.

Like hand-crafted teas, artisan teaware is a product of love, care and careful attention/experience. The ultracool aspect of this subforum is that it lets us peek behind the scenes to gain a fuller appreciation (informed ownership) of the technique variation tweeks and serendipity at play in the making of tea artware.


intuit
greetings

cool forum topic here on michael's . i'm intrigued by the hagi ceramics.the changing nature, aging process / maturation/ serendipity is amazing.

looking at many museum pieces within japan, korea and china have been amazing to see this 'patina'. especially the pieces that show usage in the form of repairs and staining of tea on the matcha jawan and chadogu.

intuit, what is your opinion of the 'shibui' and 'wabi sabi' forms ?

with teaware, so much is what you cannot control in the firing process that keeps me challenged.

aloha michael, thank you intuit
humbly
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