Have you ever opened a bisque kiln and felt completely overwhelmed by the entire load of blank pots? Are you tired of the dip-and-done approach to glazing? Do you wish you could create surfaces with more depth?If you have answered yes to any of the above questions, Colleen Riley’s video Layering Techniques for Sumptuous Surfaces... Show More Summary
This clip was excerpted from Layering Techniques for Sumptuous Surfaces, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Shop! Decorating Pottery with Engobes and Etched LinesTo create surfaces with depth, it can be helpful to start applying decoration in the greenware stage. Show More Summary
Every potter knows how to make clay mugs. But what about making your own travel mug out of clay? Most potters I know just grab a regular mug (handmade, of course) and repurpose it for travel. But that can be a little messy - no lids! If you are tired of spilling coffee in your car,... Show More Summary
Gabriel Kline and Anja Bartels are giving a free slide lecture today at 1pm, please join us!
"To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts." - Henry David ThoreauThis - this right here - is the main reason I make pots. While I wouldn't describe what we do as "the highest of arts" - not sure that is a crown anyone...Show More Summary
Join Linda Mcfarling and Shane Mickey for their annual Pottery sale!located at Linda's studio: 39 Pisgah mine road, Burnsville, nc 28714 Saturday Morning Mimosa's and Pomosa's! Joining us is Deana and Chuck from Selena Glass!! checkShow More Summary
Just Reduced! Now $232,800 11 Killian Road MLS# 3197358 Hidden Gem in North Asheville. This storybook bungalow is surrounded by pastoral beauty. Wrap around front porch made for relaxing! Kitchen has been updated, but still keeps it's 1929's charm. Show More Summary
This clip was excerpted from Fundamentals of Wheel Throwing, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Shop! Great Instructions for Making Narrow-Necked Bottles on the WheelMaking clay vases or bottles on the pottery wheel is something...Show More Summary
Probably every artist who has fallen in love with clay has thought the following at one time or another: How do I open a pottery business? There are many things to consider when pondering that question from whether you just want to make and sell your own pottery to whether it makes sense to teach... Show More Summary
Here are the details, from Victoria Hicks:Dig In! is asking potters to donate bowls for its 6th annual Empty Bowls Dinner. Proceeds from the event, which will take place on September 30, will benefit Dig In!’s work to grow and distribute vegetables so that everyone eats in Yancey County. Show More Summary
The kiln is in Fairview, North Carolina, near Asheville. Here are the details from Annie Clingenpeel:Paragon top loading electric kiln for saleModel A-66B1.40 cubic feet14.5” wide x 13.25” deepHas kiln sitterNo stand availableBricks in great conditionMax temperature 2300$350.00Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 828-231-3127.
John Britt passed along this info:Wood Kiln Construction Workshop with Bruce Dehnert October 15-29, 2016 at Tabor Cottage, near Butler, OhioThis will be a hands-on experience, building a wood-fired kiln and (if possible) firing it for the first time. Show More Summary
I swaneyI swiggerI hope my neverI hope my dieGreat day in the morningWell, I swaney to my timeAwwww shawwwWell, he neverDad blameitDadgumAnd don't you know, Bless Pete she went and.....Gerry and I were naming all the things we heard our parents and grandparents say as we were growing up. Show More Summary
Celebrating its fourteenth year, “Soda Chicks and Chet” Pottery Home Sale is a must stop on your Labor Day weekend calendar. Bakersville potters, Gay Smith, Suze Lindsay and Kent McLaughlin, and their special invited guests, Will Baker,...Show More Summary
Here are the details from Claire Reishman:I would like to sell 2 unused Ransome B-4 Burners (EQ) Natural - bought for $190 each from Axner (Item #A257795 I have the sales slip.) I would happily send them for $150 each - and I will pay postage. Show More Summary
There will be a memorial celebration for Jane Hatcher on Saturday, September 17th from 2-4 pm on the knoll at Penland School and then at the Pines (dining hall).A scholarship is being started in Jane’s name at the school. (Penland School,...Show More Summary
Just a reminder that my Etsy Holiday Sale is LIVE through Dec. 18th! Get 20% off your whole purchase by using coupon code JINGLE at checkout. Plus, $5 shipping per address. Not including custom orders. I had a shop open on Etsy for years before really adding anything to it. (Sound familiar to anyone else?) I … Continue reading Behind the scenes… ?
If you’re in the Minneapolis/ St. Paul area this week, I hope you’ll stop by my Holiday Studio Sale! 20% off everything, including Seconds, Samples and Discontinued Items that are already marked down 50-75%! (and if you’re not...Show More Summary
I love giving gifts! I love trying to figure out the perfect gift for someone. It has to be unique, thoughtful and personal. Sometimes I get a little stuck and I find that looking at online “gift guides” will help give me a spark of an idea! I’ve been doing most of my Christmas shopping … Continue reading Gift Guide for Emily Murphy Pottery ?
The business side of my holiday season is winding down now, and the personal side of the holiday season is revving up for me! I’m giving my self a little more time this year to prepare for all of our family festivities. I really want to thank you all for your support this season! It’s … Continue reading Happy Holidays! ?