New Shout Out – Raku

Around the time I moved into my first house, I bought 2 pieces of art. One was a limited edition, art print by Marcel Mouly The other was a Raku pot that I found on eBay. I did not know that much about it, but I thought it looked cool and would fit in with how I was decorating one of the rooms. I hired a painter during the move process and turned out that he made Raku pottery, though was in a transition period because the pigment he liked to use had been outlawed due to its toxicity. (If I remember right).

I am not sure when I first saw thealchemistspottery website, but there you can find some really nice Raku pieces. Here is a video from his site that shows a bit of the process and some of the work.

This is a seperate post made for one of the pieces.

raku pottery vase by The Alchemist's Studio

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 “If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him.”

— Gandhi

Hi! Welcome to Active Art. This website is a space to share some of my art, YouTube videos, and POD designs (print on demand). I will be adding and updating things over time so don’t be a stranger and come on by to visit now and then.

On the site you can find pages dedicated to different POD sites, YouTube, and a page dedicated to other artists that I come across. Feel free to take a tour and if you have any questions or comments, don’t be shy.

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