Ken Kang-Hawaii ceramics

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Re: Ken Kang-Hawaii ceramics

Postby Ken Kang » May 27th, '12, 20:59

Chip wrote:Mahalo for the Koudai photo! Very cool, never saw one like that.

OK, how about the chawan interior, please?

Ok Chip, must be initiation rites eh? LOL I love it! Should have joined this forum earlier. Here is the interior.

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Re: Ken Kang-Hawaii ceramics

Postby JBaymore » May 27th, '12, 22:12

Ken Kang wrote:Ok Chip, must be initiation rites eh? LOL I love it!


Wait til Chip gets to the 100 one arm push-ups command. :wink:

best,

.............john

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Re: Ken Kang-Hawaii ceramics

Postby debunix » May 27th, '12, 23:33

Lovely on the side, top, and bottom.

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Re: Ken Kang-Hawaii ceramics

Postby Petr Novák » May 28th, '12, 02:25

Ken, Welcome to forum ! Impressive work indeed.

Can I ask what clay do you use? From this point of view, Is Hawaii good place for stoneware potter? Just curious, Thanks

Petr

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Re: Ken Kang-Hawaii ceramics

Postby Ken Kang » May 28th, '12, 22:12

Petr Novák wrote:Ken, Welcome to forum ! Impressive work indeed.

Can I ask what clay do you use? From this point of view, Is Hawaii good place for stoneware potter? Just curious, Thanks

Petr

Right now I use, Rods Bod, Soldate 60 and Bee Mix, all cone 10. you can Google and get info.
As for Hawaii potters, all of them are starving. :lol:

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Re: Ken Kang-Hawaii ceramics

Postby Seeker » May 31st, '12, 15:22

Hi and welcome to TC.
That mizusashi and those chaire are absolutely stunning!
:mrgreen:

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Re: Ken Kang-Hawaii ceramics

Postby andrzej bero » May 31st, '12, 16:18

Very interesting, open minding works - I feel hungry for more Ken.
Can you put here some pictures of your "postelectric" kiln?
best
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Re: Ken Kang-Hawaii ceramics

Postby Ken Kang » May 31st, '12, 22:49

andrzej bero wrote:Very interesting, open minding works - I feel hungry for more Ken.
Can you put here some pictures of your "postelectric" kiln?
best
andrzej

Picture of my propane kiln with 2 forced air burners also a picture of my latest chaire.
Aloha, Ken

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Re: Ken Kang-Hawaii ceramics

Postby bonjiri » Jun 2nd, '12, 02:51

love the kiln view !

welcome ken !

FINALLY ! haha !

i'll run up the hill someday !
building a groundhog/anagama kiln shortly !
keep u posted !

hugs braddah!
c

glad you're finally here !

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Re: Ken Kang-Hawaii ceramics

Postby robot fingers » Jun 11th, '12, 15:28

Hey Ken,
I'll be on Kauai in a week. Is there anywhere on that island that I might be able to see (and possibly acquire) more of your work? Really lovely stuff!

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Re: Ken Kang-Hawaii ceramics

Postby Ken Kang » Jun 11th, '12, 21:17

robot fingers wrote:Hey Ken,
I'll be on Kauai in a week. Is there anywhere on that island that I might be able to see (and possibly acquire) more of your work? Really lovely stuff!

Sorry robot fingers, I do not sell on Kauai, I'm on Oahu but thanks for the thought.
Aloha

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More Chadogu

Postby Ken Kang » Jun 27th, '12, 22:06

Here are a few pieces I made the last few months for a show coming up in a couple of months. Busy,busy, working on many more.
Aloha, Ken

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Re: More Chadogu

Postby debunix » Jun 27th, '12, 22:23

Ken Kang wrote:Image


Swoony. Love the colors and ripples and drippies.

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Re: More Chadogu

Postby tortoise » Jun 27th, '12, 22:37

beautiful :D

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Re: More Chadogu

Postby Ken Kang » Jun 27th, '12, 22:40

Thanks, debunix

Sorry Chip, posted this on wrong place, can you fix this?
Aloha, Ken

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