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In the Studio: Washes and Patinas

One of the characteristics of terra sigillata is the uniform opaque color created when it’s applied in multiple layers. As a result, this uniform color can flatten the volume of  … The post In the Studio: Washes and Patinas appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

In the Studio: The Harp Tool

A few summers ago I was at a wood-fire residency at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts. While there, I came across a tool that I had never seen before.  … The post In the Studio: The Harp Tool appeared first on Ceramic Arts Netwo...

Impressions, Imprints, and Dipping

If an absorbent organic material such as cotton fiber or woven fabric is dipped into slip (liquid clay) and then fired in a kiln, the organics burn away, but what  … The post Impressions, Imprints, and Dipping appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Handbuilt Flower Box

My work is heavily influenced by the abundance of disposable items that I’m exposed to on a daily basis. I use textures and shapes transferred from disposable or single-use materials  … The post Handbuilt Flower Box appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Delighting the Eye

I gravitated toward handbuilding techniques during undergraduate school, discovering that they were the best choices for the forms I wanted to make. Inspiration for my pots comes from a variety  … The post Delighting the Eye appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

A Source of Inspiration

A finished, slab-constructed form has distinctive characteristics, the result of a methodical process that moves from concept and scale drawings to the designing of templates and finally the engineering required  … The post A Source of Inspiration appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Stacked Place Settings

A stacked place setting is one of my favorite things to make and fire in wood or soda kilns. I enjoy throwing the plates, bowls, and cups that complete each  … The post Stacked Place Settings appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Decorative Glaze Removal Processes

Along with all of the variables of glaze application, there are many glaze removal processes that can add greatly to the richness and diversity of the ceramic surface. Some of  … The post Decorative Glaze Removal Processes appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Test Post

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Amaco Glazes - new and unopened - for sale

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6 X 16oz. Amaco Stone Texture Liquid Glazes...new and sealed. Lead-free but not food safe. Fire to Cone 05. Colors: ST-40 Green ST-30 Rust ST-20 Blue ST-33 Straw ST-25 Blue-Gray ST-53 Ivory-Beige Retail $68 or B/O. Dale Poklemba dale@statsearch.com 603-682-9288

Invitation to participate in online survey of craft artists for the Blue Ridge Craft Trails project

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The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area (BRNHA) held listening sessions across Western North Carolina as part of Phase 1 of their Blue Ridge Craft Trails project. They are now conducting an online survey of Western North Carolina craft artists. Show More Summary

Artist Q&A: Meet Luke Metz

I am retired and love living in Sedona, Arizona­–this is a stimulating and wildly beautiful place. I have lived in a number of places, including: New York City (where I  … The post Artist Q&A: Meet Luke Metz appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

How to Make Paper Clay in Your Home Studio

In this post, we’ll show you how to make paper clay. Making paper clay is a great way to gain strength in your work, while also reducing its heft.  If  … The post How to Make Paper Clay in Your Home Studio appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Three Tips for Throwing Smarter and Stronger

There have been many times in my wheel throwing career that I have thought, “I just can’t throw large pots. I am not strong enough.” But I have learned over  … The post Three Tips for Throwing Smarter and Stronger appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Flat Tiles The Easy Way

Recently, I decided to replace the aesthetically challenged house numbers on my abode with something that better fit the character of my 1930s house. I decided that I wanted to  … The post Flat Tiles The Easy Way appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Homemade Pottery Tools for Precision from Rim to Foot

Sometimes cutting up your studio tools can reveal all new uses. And taking the extra step to make those tools and experiment with using them, can make all the difference  … The post Homemade Pottery Tools for Precision from Rim to Foot appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Rare Earth Metals at Cone 6

A while back, we posted an article on using rare earth metals in high fire glazes. The rare earths metals, specifically the lanthanides, produce vibrant candy-like colors in ceramic glazes.  … The post Rare Earth Metals at Cone 6 appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Tour d'Art in downtown Morganton on October 19th

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Enjoy a creative stroll through downtown Morganton's finest selection of arts.Thursday, October 19th from 5-8 pmStop in at at the many participating locations: Hamilton Williams Gallery & Studio Jenluma Clayworks - Featuring new works...Show More Summary

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

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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.

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