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Clay Club on Wednesday in Bakersville!

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Clay Club is tomorrow at Andy Palmer’s studio in Bakersville!Details:When: 6-8 pm on Wednesday, July 12thWhat: Andy is going to talk about the process of teaching ceramic classes in your home studio.We will have the usual potluck, so bring food to share. Show More Summary

For sale: soda kiln near Bakersville, North Carolina and pottery studio equipment in Bluffton, South Carolina

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Here are the details from Steve White:Pottery studio equipment for sale in Bluffton, South Carolina (photos below):L&L easy fire kiln, e28T, 240V, phase 1, 93 bisques to cone 06 with kiln furniture and vent, new digital mother boardPottery...Show More Summary

Call for Empty Bowls for Feeding Avery Families

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Here are the details from Lynn Von Nessen:Hi, I'm Lynn Von Nessen and I co-ordinate an annual Empty Bowls event to help sustain Feeding Avery Families, a 501 (c) (3) food pantry. This is our 4th annual event, and we have grown each year as the only fundraiser for the pantry. Show More Summary

Berry Bowl, in Berry Season

It's raspberry season once again, and my unmowable slope is earning its keep. For a week or so in July, I get a full colander every day.The little berry colander is one of mine; the scallop tray beneath it was made by my friend Joanna...Show More Summary

In Tandem Gallery July Featured Artist Didem Mert

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In Tandem Gallery July Featured Artist Didem Mert One of the most productive and talented 'up and coming' ceramic icons is here at the gallery this month. Didem Mert has been showing her work in over 40 exhibitions nationally, been featured...Show More Summary

Complete ProPanel Setup for sale in Kernersville, North Carolina

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Here are the details from Debbie Sells:Complete ProPanel Setup for Sale - Like New - North Carolina8 - 7’ Tall Oatmeal Panels 38.5” Wide with telescoping legs 2 - 7’ Tall Oatmeal Panels 30” Wide with telescoping legs5 - 7’ Tall Ladders...Show More Summary

Mid-Range Reduction Firing: It’s Not Just Cooler, It’s Cool!

These tumblers by Erik Haagenson are an example of a nice Cone 6 reduction TemmokuAs I have mentioned before on CAD, ceramics is not the greenest of art forms, but it is nice to know that, with a little effort, potters can reduce their carbon footprints. Show More Summary

Recent Warren Wilson graduate seeks apprenticeship/assistantship

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I'm Marley Fischer, a recently graduated Warren Wilson student, who is living in the area with a strong desire to continue exploring clay and ceramic art. I am hardworking, passionate, and positively-minded and would love to work asShow More Summary

July Clay Club with Andy Palmer in Bakersville on July 12th

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July Clay Club will be with Andy Palmer at his studio in Bakersville next Wednesday, July 12th, from 6-8 pm. Thanks to Andy for hosting us!Andy is going to talk about the process of teaching ceramic classes in your home studio. See some...Show More Summary

New Pots, Born on the 4th of July

Today is my favorite day! Not Independence Day - it is, and I like that too - but Unloading Day! As usual I am excited and a tiny bit worried about what I will find. I don't have any reason to believe things didn't go well; the firing itself was uneventful. Show More Summary

Listening sessions planned for the Blue Ridge Craft Trails of Western North Carolina

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Here’s the press release:People committed to Western North Carolina’s rich craft heritage can help create a new craft trail across our mountains. The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area seeks ideas and suggestions to develop the Blue Ridge...Show More Summary

Paper, Clay, and Steel: Combining Three Disparate Materials to Create Strong Yet Lightweight Ceramic Sculpture

One challenge that faces many ceramic sculptors is the sheer heft of clay, especially in a large sculpture. Ceramic artist Linda Mau faced just such a problem when she wanted to build a series of geometric sculptures that were to be suspended by nylon line. Show More Summary

Catching up

2 months agoArts / Ceramics : Tracey Broome

It has been a crazy couple of weeks of deliveries, unpacking product, bar coding, pricing, breaking down boxes, watering plants, writing orders, filling out credit apps, dealing with the bank, dealing with the landlord, the sign maker,...Show More Summary

How to Make a Lovely Folded Vase with a Clay Slab

This clip was excerpted from In the Studio with Randy Johnston and Jan McKeachie-Johnston, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Shop! Creating a Unique Slab Built Pottery VaseJan McKeachie-Johnston’s folded vase form is her translation of a Native American birch bark basket into clay. Show More Summary

Lindsay Rogers Masters Series Workshop at TVP

2 months agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

THE VILLAGE POTTERS PRESENTS Master Series Workshop: 1-Day Demonstration with LINDSAY ROGERS “ON POTS & FOOD” Join The Village Potters for this one-day demonstration workshop with Lindsay Rogers as she takes us through the process of making and finishing a series of vessels intended for food service. Show More Summary

Test kiln for sale in Asheville

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Here are the details from Leah Leitson:AIM Test Kiln120 Volt -15 ampIncludes new kiln elements plus an extra set Only $325Contact: Leah 828,230,7676Lleitson@gmail.com.

Helpful Tips for Purchasing a Raku Kiln

Raku firing is expressive, exciting, and fun. Whether you’re rakuing in your own studio, or taking part in a group firing at a school, workshop or community center, raku offers many rewards. But the process requires more than just enthusiasm; you need the proper equipment and tools to make the event successful. Show More Summary

Artist Q&A: Meet Robert (Bob) Briscoe

Ceramics Monthly: What do you think it takes to make a living as a potter? Robert Briscoe: Obviously, to make a living as a potter, you must first care passionately about making good pots. Developing the skills to make good pots is the prerequisite to making a living. Show More Summary

Free space for artists in downtown Spruce Pine, NC

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Here are the details from the Poppy's Wildcraft Facebook page:Free vendor artist space available! 297 Oak Avenue Spruce Pine, NC. We are offering free vendor and artist booths rain or shine on our covered porch on Monday's from 12 to 6 pm and Friday's from 10 am to 6 pm for a community market. Show More Summary

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