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Call to artists for the Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences Handcrafted Exhibition

7 hours agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

The Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, is accepting entries for its Handcrafted exhibition. The exhibition will be held from January to May, 2018.From their website:Awards:$1000 – Acquisition Award$300...Show More Summary

How to Make a Complex “Bucket Jar” on the Pottery Wheel

Bruce Cochrane describes his first interaction with clay as “love at first touch,” which is exactly how I would describe my first interaction with clay. I suspect that most of  … The post How to Make a Complex “Bucket Jar” on the Pottery Wheel appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Middle of the Month Show: Being in Touch at In Tandem Gallery in Bakersville

17 hours agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Middle of the Month' Show: Being in Touch One of the primary qualities of ceramics is its feel; literally!Getting work that is beautiful visually and/or functionally is great BUT ceramics is so often interacted with physically. How something feels against the skin is of huge importance. Show More Summary

How to Press Mold a Large Bowl in Sections

Those of you who are avid CAN readers may remember the work of Belgian artist Ann Van Hoey from a couple of years ago when she won the CAN People’s  … The post How to Press Mold a Large Bowl in Sections appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

LOTS of chemicals for sale in Bakersville, North Carolina

yesterdayArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Andy Palmer has a large quantity of chemicals for sale in Bakersville. Here’s what he says about what he’s got:I've kind of got a LOT of chemicals in storage here and would love to get rid of them. I'm actually going up to NY to bring down the last of what I've got there - probably around another 2000 lbs or so. Show More Summary

Call to Artists for The Ubiquitous Bowl

3 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Call to artists for The Ubiquitous Bowl exhibition at the Hamilton Williams Gallery in Morganton, North Carolina:Among the most approachable of handmade objects, the bowl form remains one of the most available for artisan reinvention and expression. Show More Summary

How to Make a Beautiful and Complex Jar on (and off) the Wheel

Bruce Cochrane describes his first interaction with clay as “love at first touch,” which is exactly how I would describe my first interaction with clay. I suspect that most of  … The post How to Make a Beautiful and Complex Jar on (and off) the Wheel appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Spruce Pine Potters Market this weekend

3 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

The 11th Annual Spruce Pine Potters Market is this weekend at the Historic Cross Street Building in Spruce Pine. The show and sale includes thirty-two regional artists: Stanley Mace Andersen, William Baker, Barking Spider Pottery, Pam...Show More Summary

Ceramics Critique: Two Potters Discuss Characteristics of a Great Pot

Simon Levin and Steve Rolf Critique a Pot Ceramics critiques are a necessary, though sometimes dreaded, part of becoming a successful ceramic artist. Even if you are not in a formal  … The post Ceramics Critique: Two Potters Discuss Characteristics of a Great Pot appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Pottery Making Illustrated Advertising Rates 2018

Pottery Making Illustrated Advertising Rates 2018  … The post Pottery Making Illustrated Advertising Rates 2018 appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Artisan League of Little Switzerland Fall Arts & Crafts Market this Friday and Saturday

4 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

The Artisan League of Little Switzerland will have their Fall Arts & Crafts Market on October 13 & 14, 2017. Visit Friday & Saturday from 10:00am - 4:00pm for the latest in local art including ceramics, wood carvings, jewelry, paintings, basketry, paper art, textiles, and more. Show More Summary

Charlie and Linda Riggs’ Naked Raku Technique

Naked raku gets its racy name because during the process of firing, the outer shell of slip that was applied falls off revealing the “naked” surface of the pot underneath.  … The post Charlie and Linda Riggs’ Naked Raku Technique appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

An Unconventional Way to Make a Handmade Pitcher Spout

I’ve seen a lot of different ways to make handmade pitcher spouts – from a traditional pulled spout to a slab spout. But I have to admit that Josh DeWeese’s  … The post An Unconventional Way to Make a Handmade Pitcher Spout appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Beyond Wax Resist: Alternatives for Interesting Resist Decoration on Your Ceramic Art

We’ve all used our trusty old friend wax resist to keep glaze from going where we don’t want it to go, and it works like a charm. But that is  … The post Beyond Wax Resist: Alternatives for Interesting Resist Decoration on Your Ceramic Art appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Highway 80 Art Hop this weekend

6 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

The annual Highway 80 Art Hop is this weekend! A destination weekend tour of open studios and galleries along Highway 80S following the scenic South Toe River.10 am to 5 pm Saturday and Sunday, October 14th and 15th.More details here: http://www.80arthop.com/And here: https://www.facebook.com/events/296724714064609/

Marcia Selsor’s Tips on Obvara Firing

  The obvara firing process, which originated in Eastern Europe around the 12th Century, involves scalding the finish on the pottery to seal the porous surface. Similar to the raku pottery  … The post Marcia Selsor’s Tips on Obvara Firing appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Artist Q&A: Meet Ceramic Artist of the Year: Robert Lugo

Artist of the Year Chosen by the editorial staff of Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated, the Ceramic Artist of the Year receives a $1000 cash award and a $500 purchase  … The post Artist Q&A: Meet Ceramic Artist of the Year: Robert Lugo appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Spotlight: Artists and Entrepreneurs

Learn what drew Anthony Schaller and Brittany Stecker Mason to gallery work as a career path and what continues to inspire and drive the duo at Schaller Gallery in St.  … The post Spotlight: Artists and Entrepreneurs appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

November 2017 Call for Entries

Information on submitting work for exhibitions, fairs, and festivals.  … The post November 2017 Call for Entries appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Recipes: All-Purpose Slip

Eva Kwong and Kirk Mangus’ slip recipe works in a wide range of firings from electric to atmospheric.  … The post Recipes: All-Purpose Slip appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

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