Augustė has been using her ceramics kiln here for enameling and metal casting.

The enamel powder The enamels themselves

Cleaning the oxides from the test copper plates before enameling


She used water and citric acid solution for cleaning.


Fired samples of the colours

Fired tests

Fired tests

She’s using marked copper test plates to see how different enamels look under different firing conditions Marked

Melting paraffin wax for casting a copper pendant. First she made a positive cast from clay, then casted its imprint in silicone.


Then Augustė makes another positive cast in the wax mould from paraffin wax.


Here’s the silicone mould filled with liquid wax. All is set for casting the metal!


Published August 08 2014 by opit and auguste