As I hoped, the low-fire glazes got brighter after being fired. And darker. Whatever they were to start with, they just got more. I was hoping the blue would turn out brighter, but this is okay. I just hope he looks as good on my sister-in-law’s wall.
Not bad for something that was actually supposed to be raku. I think there will have to be another raku octopus in the future, though.
Octopus’ spots let him hide in plain sight.
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