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How to Make a Tagine

A few years ago a friend of mine had us over for dinner and served one of the most delicious dishes I had ever had. It was a tagine (traditional Moroccan dish named after the ceramic pot it is cooked in) and my mouth waters just thinking of it. Since my husband is an excellent... Read More » The post How to Make a Tagine appeared first on Ceramic Arts Daily.

grief and creativity

For the first time in 20 years I am thinking about getting a job. I feel like I am going through one of the most intense and painful transitions I have ever experienced-- my mother dying-- and going into my studio to make-n-sell stuff is about the last thing I want to be doing. Show More Summary

Clay Club: STARWORKS CERAMICS RESIDENCY DEADLINE

21 hours agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Clay Club: STARWORKS CERAMICS RESIDENCY DEADLINE: Submission deadline is April 30, 2017 STARworks Clay Studio is accepting resident artist applications for the June - December 2017 sessions...

STARWORKS CERAMICS RESIDENCY DEADLINE

21 hours agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Submission deadline is April 30, 2017 STARworks Clay Studio is accepting resident artist applications for the June - December 2017 sessions. The resident artist program provides resources to develop new work or expand current work. Residents are provided with time and materials to push personal, professional, technical and conceptual limits. Show More Summary

Spring Art Sale (ceramics and more) at UNC Asheville April 28-29

yesterdayArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Here’s the press release:UNC Asheville's Department of Art and Art History will hold its annual Spring Art Sale from 4–7 p.m. on Friday, April 28, and 10 a.m.–2 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, in the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, located on the ground floor of Owen Hall on campus. Show More Summary

Artist Q&A: Meet Jack Troy

Ceramics Monthly: When you were teaching at Juniata College, was there a time when learning and teaching interfaced so you couldn’t tell one from the other?Jack Troy: Many beginning assignments aren’t pottery-related and call on the students to use the material to explore personal experience. Show More Summary

Laguna B Mix Cone 10 Casting Slip

4 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

I have an unused (although very dusty) 50 pound box of Laguna BMix casting slip (Cone 10, dry) available to anyone who would like it. Contact lori@crazygreenstudios.com. Pick up is in the River Arts District.

Tour d'Art in downtown Morganton on April 27th

5 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Thanks to our April Clay Club hosts at West Union Art Studios for the heads-up about this event! The Tour d'Art in downtown Morganton runs from 5-8 pm next Thursday, April 27th.Enjoy a creative stroll to explore downtown Morganton'sShow More Summary

Contemporary Clay: A Survey of Contemporary American Ceramics Symposium Rebroadcast

5 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

The Contemporary Clay Symposium was held in October, 2016, at Western Carolina University. The live symposium rebroadcast is scheduled for Friday, April 28, 2017. Watch online or at any of a number of host sites, including Western Carolina...Show More Summary

Not Remotely Pottery Related, but

,,,I made a new t-shirt! I took the photo last summer while delivering ware to Handworks, a gallery in Blue Hill, Maine. Doug came with me and we decided to make a day of it.We visited Blue Hill Falls, which changes direction when the tide comes in or goes out. Show More Summary

How and Why to Use a Kiln Vent

A direct kiln vent that draws air out of the kiln itself is shown. Holes in the kiln lid let air in to replace than being withdrawn. Room air is also drawn into the vent duct. That air enters through holes in the cup under the kiln, and mixes with the kiln vapors, keeping the... Read More » The post How and Why to Use a Kiln Vent appeared first on Ceramic Arts Daily.

Pop Goes the Slip! 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. Charlie and Linda Riggs get some beautiful results from this technique. Show More Summary

Professional Craft Artist Summit at Haywood Community College on April 26th

last weekArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Here are the details from the Haywood Community College website:Haywood Community College’s Small Business Center will hold a Professional Craft Artist Summit, “Crafting Your Success,” Wednesday, April 26, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. in...Show More Summary

In the Potter’s Kitchen

NEW RELEASE! Do you even know any potters who don't cook? Wouldn't it be great if there were a pottery design, technique, and glaze recipe book put together with a food recipe book? Well now there is! Each chapter includes an overview...Show More Summary

Form, Pattern and Underglaze: Wheel Throwing and Decoration

In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video series, Meredith Host shares her techniques for creating wheel-thrown pottery to which she adds colorful underglaze decoration. Meredith throws several of her forms, explaining tips for success with each one. Show More Summary

Design for the Soft Surface

In this edition of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video series, Ben Carter shares his methods for integrating surface design with altered wheel-thrown and handbuilt pottery. Referencing pillows, tufted furniture, and quilts, CarterShow More Summary

Layers of Color

NEW RELEASE - Now Shipping! Or You Can Get the Downloadable Version Today! In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video series, Andrew Gilliatt demonstrates his methods for creating awesome functional forms with molds and casting slips as he takes us off the beaten path of mainstream studio ceramics. Show More Summary

A New Squeeze: Old Glue Bottles Make Great Clay Studio Tools

I love when people come up with nifty new uses for things that might otherwise be throw-away items. Today we bring you a tip for just such a handmade gadget for slipping and scoring. Paveen Chunhaswasdikul of Gadsden, Alabama, repurposed an empty glue bottle to come up with this all-in-one tool to use when adjoining... Show More Summary

How to Make a Teapot With an Infuser for Loose Leaf Teas

Potter Clay Cunningham has become quite the tea connoisseur at a tea shop in his town. So he started to think about making teapots for loose leaf tea, as it is served at the tea shop. He spoke with the owner who then commissioned him to make teapots to use in the shop.In today's post,... Show More Summary

Blue Ridge Craft Trails of Western North Carolina project launched

last weekArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

I posted back in December about the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina awarding a grant to the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area (BRNHA) to help launch the Blue Ridge Craft Trails. The trails will be a digital updating of the “Craft Heritage Trails of Western North Carolina” guidebooks published by Handmade in America. Show More Summary

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