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A different kind of recipe for Thanksgiving!

It’s Thanksgiving Day in America, and since Thanksgiving usually involves getting together with loved ones and eating yummy food, we have a tradition of posting a recipe (for food, not glaze!) on CAD.Today’s recipe is for Lemon Chess Pie and it comes from Tennessee potter Lindsay Rogers. Show More Summary

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design seeks input of Western North Carolina makers by November 17th

2 months agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

I posted back in October about the Center for Craft, Creativity & Design's Western North Carolina Makers Survey - if you haven't already completed it, CCCD encourages you to do so by November 17th for a chance to win:• $250 Visa Gift...Show More Summary

Penland Studio Sale today!

2 months agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

From the Penland Facebook page:Come join us Saturday, November 12 for a joint studio sale from 1-3 PM! Concentration students from our clay, glass, metals, wood, and print workshops are coming together in Northlight with a lot of the work they've made this session. Show More Summary

An Autumn of Bicycles

Clay is not the first medium I would think of which to make a bicycle so this commission has been, and is, an interesting challenge. I had to think 'fat bike' tyres, and a hollow handle extrusion seemed to be the perfect thing, especially as it already had the ridge for the inner wheel. Show More Summary

Recap: November Clay Club at East Tennessee State University

2 months agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Thanks to Lindsay Rogers and the East Tennessee State University Student Ceramics Association for hosting our first out-of-state Clay Club! It was great to get the chance to meet up with a terrific group of potters and ceramic artists at ETSU. Show More Summary

the darkest days

Yesterday I was recalling the first time I participated in a presidential election. It was November of 1988, four months after I turned 18. One of the first things I did as an 18-year-old was register to vote.I remember my first polling place, a little church just a block off the beach in Santa Cruz. Show More Summary

Two Slick Ways to Make Distinctive Rims and Feet on Pottery

This clip was excerpted from Lively Forms and Expressive Surfaces with Mark Peters, which is ON SALE in the Ceramic Arts Daily Shop thru November 15, 2016! Considering the Details to Make Better Pots We’ve all heard the saying, “it’s all in the details.” This sentiment rings especially true in functional pottery, or any fine craft. Show More Summary

Tips for Preventing Freeze-Thaw Disasters in Outdoor Ceramic Art

With winter approaching, it might be time to think about bringing in any outdoor ceramic art you might have (if you live in an area with cold winters, of course). Unless you know that the clay body it is made of is formulated a way in which it can survive freeze/thaw conditions.If you are not... Show More Summary

Clay Club is Wednesday! with carpooling update

3 months agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Clay Club is tomorrow at East Tennessee State University (ETSU)!Details:When: Wednesday, November 9th at 6 pmWhere: the ceramics studio at ETSU in Johnson City, TN. Thanks to faculty member Lindsay Rogers and the ETSU Student Ceramics...Show More Summary

Winter Wrap Up at Mica Gallery in Bakersville

3 months agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

WINTER WRAP UP November 23-December 31, 2016Visit Mica for one-of-a-kind wearables by: Neal Howard Liz Spear Deanna LynchFor more information: or call 828-688-6422

Holiday Pop Up Time Again

In yet another example of the unbelievable swiftness of time, this afternoon I have a meeting to attend: our pre-opening get-together for the Holiday Pottery Shop. We'll go over procedures, choice working hours, sign up for jobs like Housekeeping and Deco committee. Show More Summary

Throwing Off the Hump to Make Hollow Handles

Throwing off the hump is a great way to maximize efficiency in the studio. Starting off with a large amount of clay and centering what you need for each piece as you go can be a time saver.Alyssa Wagner throws scoops this way so she can make multiple parts quickly and have a number of... Show More Summary

Looking Ahead: Spring Soda Workshop At Watershed

My Fall Workshop Buddies It's never too soon to start thinking about spring. I am hosting a soda firing workshop at the Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts in Newcastle, Maine, May 20-21st of 2017. That might seem far away, but I findShow More Summary

3 Smart and Simple Bisque Clay Hump Mold Techniques

This clip was excerpted from Low-Tech Clay: High End Results, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Shop! Make Your Own Bisque Hump Molds for CeramicsMaking your own bisque slump or hump molds is probably the easiest and most accessible way to get into mold making in ceramics. Show More Summary

A Terra Sigillata Technique for a Textile-Inspired Bowl

Terra sigillata pottery has been around since the ancient Greeks created their famous black and red pots, but it is certainly not “getting old.” Contemporary potters, such as Sharon Alpren, are making exciting and beautiful terra sigillata...Show More Summary

In Tandem Gallery November Exhibition with Andy Palmer

3 months agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Two things: Firstly, In Tandem Gallery will be having an upcoming exhibition. With a new month comes a new show and this one is our own local ceramicist Andy Palmer. Andy has been in the process of building his own kiln but has been able to fire with some great local potters: Linda McFarling, Shane Mickey, and John Britt. Show More Summary

Holiday Gift Specials

2 for 1 Holiday Subscription Specials! Subscribe to Ceramics Monthly's print edition, and get a gift subscription for a friend for FREE!Option One: For NEW SubscribersOrder a NEW print subscription for yourself and sign up a friend for...Show More Summary

November Clay Club at East Tennessee State University

3 months agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

November Clay Club will take place at 6 pm on Wednesday, November 9th, at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN. Thanks to faculty member Lindsay Rogers and the ETSU Student Ceramics Association for hosting us!This event...Show More Summary

Residency opportunity at The Bascom in Highlands, North Carolina

3 months agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Here are the details, from Frank Vickery: Dave Drake Studio Barn Resident Artist Program 2017 Job DescriptionThe Bascom strives to provide quality visual arts learning experiences, stimulating, inspirational and educational opportunities for all visitors, regardless of their age, economic background, education, and/or physical/mental ability. Show More Summary

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