I am drawn to pit firing because I see each firing as an adventure. As the name suggests, the pots are placed in pit dug into the earth and then a bonfire is built around the pots. I use different types of clay and add chemicals and various combustible materials to the fire and the results are unique pieces of ceramic art. When I am sitting around the fire pit, I am able to affect what the results may be, but the final results are really up to the whim of the fire. Each piece of pottery takes
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