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Kilns Shelves FREE (warped and used in salt kiln) Bakersville NC

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Free to a Good Home I have fourteen silicon carbide kiln shelves -- 14 inch x 20 inch. They are well worn and quite warped from many firings in my salt kiln.They are FREE to anyone who will also take a hefty pile of angle iron (enough...Show More Summary

Out of the fire

I remove the bricks from the kiln door two at a time, the fire clay that sealed the gaps on the outside flaking off and scattering on the kiln shed floor. Stacking the bricks according to size beside the chimney so that they will be in the right order for the next firing, layer by layer, the space at the top of the kiln begins to open. Show More Summary

Ceramic Quiz 5

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Name three types of Opacifiers:1_______________________________2_______________________________3_______________________________

Ceramic Quiz 4

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

What is the most common source of calcium oxide in glazes?

Ceramic Quiz 3

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

What is the most common potash feldspar?What is the most common soda feldspar?What is the most common lithium feldspar?

FREE slide lecture at Odyssey ClayWorks

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

MELISA CADELL is presenting a slide lecture tomorrow, TUESDAY, July 8 at 1:00 pm FREE and open to the public. Please join us!

Quiz 2

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Of these Kaolins what is the most common one used in glazes? HelmarAveryGrollegTile 6 or #6 - TileVelva castD B FloatGlomax LL(Calcined Kaolin)Kaopaque 20Kaolex D-6PeerlessDiamondStandardSuper StandardSovergeinEPK (Edgar Plastic Kaolin) Ajax PGunheathSnobrightPioneer PAFKingsleyDeltaSaphireBarnet ClayMcNameeSnowcal 707 Snowcal 40

Preparation for Quiz 1

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Hey all you potters coming to the Bascom glaze class July 14-18, 2014. Thought we could get started a bit early with some questions on materials. I will put the answer in the comments.1. Of these BALL CLAYS, which is the one most commonly...Show More Summary

KARMA

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Tracey Broome

new soap balls: moroccan red clay, grapefruit, juniper sage, lemongrass......bowl by Hollis Engley, Wesley Broome's beautiful hands KARMA Karma is defined as the universal law of cause and effect. Every action causes an equal reaction. Show More Summary

Need a Website?

Into my endless quest to patchwork an income together, I have sewn a new square. Some of you may know that I built my own website. I could have used Weebly or Wordpress, but honestly I think most of the template sites look like they were built from templates, which isn't the look I wanted, as a creative professional. Show More Summary

Pottery in the Wild

One could argue that functional pottery is art which is only completed when in use. Though I usually post more formal shots of ware - gradated background, etc. - somtimes it's nice to see it in its finished form.This little tulip-faceted dessert dish is a shape I keep coming back to: simple, pretty, such a useful bowl. Show More Summary

Flags

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Tracey Broome

Happy Fourth of July! Great excuse to get out my favorite thing. Red, White and Blue. And flags. I love flags. I have my grandfather's flag, it has 48 stars. I have the flag that was draped on my dad's coffin. I bought an old cloth flag at the thrift store the other day for $3, hung it in the downstairs bathroom. Show More Summary

Steve Lloyd Memorial July 18th, 2014 Ariel Gallery Asheville, NC

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Becky Lloyd and the members of Ariel Gallery will be hosting a celebration of the life of Steve Lloyd on Friday, July 18th from 6 - 8 PM. The gallery is located at 19 Biltmore Ave. in Asheville. Please go to the Facebook page "A Gathering for Steve" to respond.

Aventurine Glazes (How to Article)

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Yo potters, I have just put a new Article on my Etsy site which is an ebook (PDF) discussing Aventurine Glazes and how to get them. It is entitled "All that Glitters is not Goldstone: Aventurine Glazes: Tiger's Eye, Goldstone and Various...Show More Summary

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