Messenger - Vol. 4, No. 2, Page 15
Raku view

     Graduate instructors in ceramics Mia Muratori and Brent Schwab
(in front) show art students Elissa Shanley, Delaware '96, and Susan
Ames (right rear) how to unload a raku kiln. The raku process, a low-
fire, reduction technique of firing clay developed by the ancient
Japanese, gives a smoky lustre to copper and gold glazes on pottery.