Today was a bright day, so I took a few more photos of my 3 floral plates / bowls from the raku workshop earlier this month.
My favourite is this plate featuring a bright red flower :
Here's a detail view of the rim (love that crackly glaze) and center (I'm pretty pleased by the color and texture) :
This bowl is also quite pleasing, but the red is not as vivid, it is more of a dark pink. Perhaps less reduction (lack of oxygen from the combustion) or thinner application of the glaze.
A detailed view of the bottom, and center:
Finally, the yellow flower plate. This one is not as vivid as I had hoped, but it is still pretty nice.
Here are a few detailed views: