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Feb 8, 2019

Today on the Tales of a Red Clay Rambler Podcast I have a lecture from Scott Ross about building large scale sculpture for wood kilns. He builds his work by ram casting laminated layers of solid clay, which he then manipulates into geometric forms. In the lecture he discusses ram casting forming methods and the logistics of moving a 900-pound piece into a kiln. Ross is an Assistant Professor of Sculpture at Linfield College in McMinnville, OR. For more information on Scott visit The lecture was given at the Cultural Confluence Wood Fire Symposium, held in Helena, MT in October 2018.


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