Ashtonn enjoys photographing and documenting the process of creating her artwork. Here are some images of Ashtonn in the studio trimming and throwing her ceramic works. Ashtonn creates works in her studio at home and in the community studio at the Western Colorado Center of the Arts.​Ashtonn learned the technique of Raku firing from long time mentor Terry Shepherd. She also had the opportunity to meet the Father of American Raku, Paul Soldner, in his elder years. Ashtonn has continuously dedicated herself to learning new techniques and expanding her repertoire of firing methods such as Con 10 Reduction, Cone 10 Oxidation, Raku, Foil Saggar, Horse Hair, and many more. 


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In The Studio