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Re: Lucien M. Koonce ceramics

Postby ginkgo » Oct 29th, '09, 04:49

Nice to see your work ! peacefull one . I like your first shino and your oribe one very much. ( my words are a little pour to explain what are my feelings... because english is not my main language) ...). i am happy that we can meet here and show our work , it ia great .
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Re: Lucien M. Koonce ceramics

Postby lucienkoonce » Oct 29th, '09, 12:09

Being one's webmaster (and I use the term "master" very lightly) has its advantages, but certainly its disadvantages...mainly the time involved. I spent yesterday updating my site with images from the September anagama firing. Please take a look when you have the time: http://lmkoonce.home.mindspring.com/gallery.htm
thanks...~Lucien
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Re: Lucien M. Koonce ceramics

Postby Chip » Oct 29th, '09, 14:08

Fantastic works, Lucien! Thank you for sharing them with us!
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Re: Lucien M. Koonce ceramics

Postby Geekgirl » Oct 29th, '09, 14:36

Beautiful work, Lucien. I particularly like the crackled shino guinomi. It's one of my favorite glaze types, this is a very striking example. Nice form too!
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Re: Lucien M. Koonce ceramics

Postby Seeker » Nov 23rd, '09, 05:34

Chip wrote:Those are amazing works, thank you for sharing them with us. I am sure we are all looking forward to seeing more! Much much more. :D


Yes... more, more, more! :D :wink:

Absolutely stunning pieces Lucien.
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Re: Lucien M. Koonce ceramics

Postby Mrs. Chip » Nov 23rd, '09, 12:56

Seeker wrote:
Chip wrote:Those are amazing works, thank you for sharing them with us. I am sure we are all looking forward to seeing more! Much much more. :D


Yes... more, more, more! :D :wink:

Absolutely stunning pieces Lucien.

+1 on both these quotes.

Such awe-inspiring creations Lucien. Very, very stunning indeed!
Looks like we may need more shelf space for our TeawareArtisan teawares. :wink:
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New Works

Postby lucienkoonce » Jun 15th, '10, 18:17

Hello all...it has been a while since I have posted here. Just unloaded the anagama last weekend at Chris Gustin's studio down in South Dartmouth, MA. We fired in May and had the treat of Jeff Shapiro driving down from his studio in Accord, NY to load and fire with us. Here are a few of my pieces that came from that firing...

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Chawan with natural ash deposits, fired on shells.
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Oni Shino chawan.
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Yunomi with feldspar inclusions and natural ash deposits.
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More pieces can be viewed on my blog at...
http://lmkoonceceramics.blogspot.com/
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Re: Lucien M. Koonce ceramics

Postby Chip » Jun 15th, '10, 19:11

Hi Lucien, great to see you again. I am sure we all hope you can hang around a while! Love your works!
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Re: Lucien M. Koonce ceramics

Postby Chip » Jun 15th, '10, 21:09

BTW, you have a PM! :mrgreen:
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Re: Lucien M. Koonce ceramics

Postby debunix » Jun 15th, '10, 21:26

Love how the strong planes make them look like rough-hewn rock.
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Re: Lucien M. Koonce ceramics

Postby Robert Fornell » Jun 16th, '10, 18:58

Nice work Lucien.......... especially like the "Oni Shino".

Thanks for the link on your site as well. :D

Cheers,
R
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New Work

Postby lucienkoonce » Sep 12th, '10, 21:24

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to load and fire with Jeff Shapiro at his studio in Accord, NY. Jeff is a true master at his art, both in ceramic forms and wood firing. If you are unfamiliar with Jeff's work, you should check out his website at http://www.jeffshapiroceramics.com and feast your eyes. We had a spectacular firing and here are a couple of my tea bowls that came out of the anagama. More images can be seen on my blog at http://lmkoonceceramics.blogspot.com


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Natural Ash Tea Bowl w/ Wari Foot (view a)
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Natural Ash Tea Bowl w/Wari Foot (view b)
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Natural Ash Tea Bowl w/ Shell Marks
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Re: Lucien M. Koonce ceramics

Postby Chip » Sep 12th, '10, 21:32

Lucien,

As always, spectacular works, Congratulations on a great firing.

Each one is incredible, here and blog-side.
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Re: Lucien M. Koonce ceramics

Postby lucienkoonce » Sep 12th, '10, 21:39

Thanks Chip!
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Re: Lucien M. Koonce ceramics

Postby debunix » Sep 12th, '10, 21:45

Very stark and dramatic. Wow.
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