Today my figure got out of the bisque firing. I was nervous to see how many cracks have appeared but, so far, I've not found any. That is great! I think this is largely due to my choice of clay, which was a crank. Unfortunately I don't have the time to glaze it before the crit tomorrow. But, I still attached all the charms around its neck even if I have to take them off again before glazing.
Here are more detailed notes.