Although Judit Varga’s father was an engineer at a ceramics factory, she ultimately chose clay because it allows her to express her fascination with forms from nature, and her desire … The post Judit Varga: Pushing the Boundaries appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Architectural influences and the idea of urban prospecting (collecting beach glass, brick, and concrete for use in glazes) in his hometown of Detroit inspired Alex Thullen to explore new forms … The post Alex Thullen: A New Pandora’s Box appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
After working in a shared studio for 15 years, Vipoo Srivilasa transformed a small warehouse into a studio that was designed to fit his needs. Last year, I acquired a … The post Studio Visit: Vipoo Srivilasa, Melbourne, Australia appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
An artist responds to changes in her life and a desire to engage her community through a series of participatory public art projects. Public art seems intimidating to attempt because … The post Clay Culture: It Takes a Village appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Shigaraki, Japan, is a world renowned center for ceramics made by both individual artists and high-tech industry. … The post Clay Culture: Born of Earth and Fire appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Find out what happens when artists explore and interpret the same theme in a studio-wide project. … The post Clay Culture: Mudflat Challenge appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Images from Current and Upcoming Exhibitions … The post Exposure: January 2018 appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
When my work is out for sale, I like to display my prices in plain sight. This shows respect for my customers, by not making them work hard to find … The post Quick Tip: Price Markers appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
The first time I saw Judit Varga’s work was in an exhibition at Baltimore Clayworks in 2010. At the time, we were both installing pieces for a show, and I … The post From the Editor appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Improve your wheel throwing skills and make bigger pots! For most people who are new to throwing clay, an early goal is throwing large pots (that don’t weigh 40 pounds!). But … The post 3 Expert Tips for Throwing Large Pots appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
The Toe River studio tour is this Friday-Sunday! 100+ artists and galleries in Mitchell and Yancey counties welcome visitors from 10-5 each day. There is an exhibit of participant artists’ work at the Spruce Pine Toe River Arts Council gallery, where there will be a reception on Friday from 5:30-7:30 pm. Show More Summary
Pottery trimming is one of my favorite parts of the ceramic process. Whether you are trimming bowls or platters, trimming pottery can really refine a form. But lately I have … The post An Interesting Pottery Trimming Technique for Sweet Feet appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
From the story on the front page of today’s Asheville Citizen-Times:East Fork Pottery has found a home for its new production facility.The pottery retailer said Tuesday it has signed a lease at 531 Short McDowell St. in Asheville's Biltmore Village, the former site of Kenny Pipe & Supply. Show More Summary
Hopefully you haven’t already learned this the hard way, but you can’t afford to do a shoddy job on packaging ceramics for shipping. Early on in his career, Charlie Cummings, … The post Packaging Ceramics for Shipping: Make Sure Your Pots Survive Shipping appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Andinkra Series plate, 23 in. (58 cm) in diameter, stoneware, 2009. Photo: Brantley Carrol. There are a multitude of decorative effects you can create when carving clay, from the slip inlay … The post Techniques for Carving Clay Patterns on a Plate appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Throwing cups and mugs is one of my favorite things to do on the wheel. Partially out of habit, and partially because I secretly love trimming, I usually end up … The post How to Throw a Curvy Cup and Finish it Without Trimming appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Jim Kransberger is working on a possible on-line ARTS & CRAFTS e-zine (possible cover above) and he’s seeking images from Clay Clubbers. Here are more details from Jim:My problem is that I haven’t any images of “local” artists’ work to put into it. Show More Summary
Reupping this post from Hannah McGehee. She still has clay and is now selling 300lbs for $100 or best offer (regularly $0.47/lb). Here's the (slightly edited) post:FOR SALE 450lbs Laguna Soldate 60 (Cone 10)- This is an awesome sculpture clay which is also wonderful for throwing small and large pieces. Show More Summary
Though it might sound like a fancy coffee drink, mocha diffusion is a little-known technique of ceramic surface decoration developed and used in the southwest of England. Through a reaction … The post Mocha Diffusion and Slip Dotting Pottery appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Today we bring you a couple of tips from Ceramic Arts Network readers about two essential items for any clay studio: plaster and plastic storage bins. Plaster is used in … The post Plaster and Plastic Storage Bins: Essential Tools for the Clay Studio appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.