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Screen Printing on Clay

There’s nothing more inviting than a blank ceramic surface, and what better place to explore decorating opportunities? Paul Andrew Wandless is a printmaker and a ceramic artist who has explored the potential of combining these two media. Show More Summary

Bulb Glazing: An Alternative Glazing Technique for Pottery

Contrary to what I thought when I was just starting out in ceramics, there are a lot of different glazing techniques for pottery. From dipping your pots, to using brushable glazes for ceramic painting techniques, there are a variety of ways to get glaze onto a pot.In today’s post, an excerpt from the September/October 2016... Show More Summary

All Down at 4

It was an unusually fast firing today - body reduction by 9:30 am, everybody down by 4 pm. This might be because I did a very thorough clearing out of the burner channels, or perhaps because this firing was stacked rather loosely, as...Show More Summary

Cabin, land, kiln and outbuildings for sale in Mitchell County, North Carolina

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Here are the details from Steve White:This log cabin is on 4.9 acres mostly pasture at 1264 Rebels Creek Rd in Bakersville but is 20 minutes from Burnsville, Bakersville or Spruce Pine. It is on a scenic black top “holler” road 3.6 miles up Hwy 80N and is about 6 miles from Penland Craft School. Show More Summary

Guy Michael Davis’ Fundamentals of Mold Making and Slipcasting

 Molds are a simple way to create simple or complex forms that allow you to make multiple copies of a form with little effort. When you do this, the individual forms lose their preciousness, which allows you the freedom to creatively experiment. Show More Summary

Fundamentals of Mold Making and Slipcasting with Guy Michael Davis

 Molds are a simple way to create simple or complex forms that allow you to make multiple copies of a form with little effort. When you do this, the individual forms lose their preciousness, which allows you the freedom to creatively experiment. Show More Summary

Fundamentals of Mold Making and Slipcasting

 Molds are a simple way to create simple or complex forms that allow you to make multiple copies of a form with little effort. When you do this, the individual forms lose their preciousness, which allows you the freedom to creatively experiment. Show More Summary

Curtis Benzle’s Expanding Your Creative Palette with Colored Clay

 Colored clays have been used for centuries in ceramics to attain qualities not possible with any other technique. From jewelry and lighting to functional and sculptural pieces, working with colored clay requires a whole different way of thinking in ceramics. Show More Summary

Expanding Your Creative Palette

 Colored clays have been used for centuries in ceramics to attain qualities not possible with any other technique. From jewelry and lighting to functional and sculptural pieces, working with colored clay requires a whole different way of thinking in ceramics. Show More Summary

Expanding Your Creative Palette with Colored Clay

 Colored clays have been used for centuries in ceramics to attain qualities not possible with any other technique. From jewelry and lighting to functional and sculptural pieces, working with colored clay requires a whole different way of thinking in ceramics. Show More Summary

Recap: August Clay Club at Shane Mickey Pottery & Showroom

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Thanks to Shane Mickey for hosting Clay Club! We figured it all out with our forum on maintaining growth and new ideas in the studio - ask Shane for the details the next time you see him.Seriously, we had a good discussion and a good time. Thanks again to Shane, and to everyone who came!

Seeking an experienced ceramic artist

to manage the ceramics studio at The Canvas, a non-profit art studio and gallery in Juneau, Alaska. Position also includes teaching classes to all ages as well as full inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities. Full description and application at: canvasarts.org The post Seeking an experienced ceramic artist appeared first on Ceramic Arts Daily.

15+ Tried and True Cone 10 Glaze Recipes: Recipe Cards for our Favorite High-Fire Pottery Glazes

Good news cone 10 potters! We've gathered some of our favorite traditional cone 10 glaze recipes in a convenient recipe-card format, perfect for printing and taking to the glaze lab or pottery studio. Whether you are interested in trying...Show More Summary

How to Take a Ceramic Art Project Idea From Concept to Reality

Kira Kalondy, Black TulipHow do you take a creative idea and transform it into a successful finished ceramic piece? Everybody has their own creative process and it can be so interesting to learn see how other artists start with a ceramic project idea and work their way through to the end product. Show More Summary

September classes at Odyssey ClayWorks

2 months agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Independent Study/ Open Studio September 6- October 11 Odyssey Clayworks is proud to announce a new studio experience: Self directed study, with studio representatives available at all times for technical advice and support. The Independent...Show More Summary

Remembering Jane Hatcher

2 months agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

I'm sad to share the news that Jane Hatcher passed away Monday night. Jane was - among other things - a potter, massage therapist, yoga teacher and friend to many, especially in and around the Penland area. She was curious about people and the things they did and made and thought, and genuinely a joy to be around. Show More Summary

Clay Club this Wednesday in Bakersville!

2 months agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Clay Club is tomorrow!Details:When: Wednesday, August 10, at 6 pmWhere: Shane Mickey Pottery & Showroom in Bakersville (see link below for directions)What: We will have an open forum on maintaining growth and new ideas in the studio....Show More Summary

Puffy Pots: How to Use Double Walled Construction to Give Your Pottery Volume

Chris Pickett's puffy forms reference stuffed animals and inflatable toys and the visible seams give the work a casual and relaxed feel. Chris creates his inflated forms through double walled construction using slump molds and paper patterns. Show More Summary

Fooling the Eye with Nature-Inspired Ceramic Sculpture

Clay is a wonderful material because it can be made to look like just about anything. From Sylvia Hyman’s cardboard boxes of mail to Brett Kern’s “inflatable” dinosaurs, the trompe l’oeil (French for “Fool the Eye”) tradition is strong in ceramic sculpture.Kathy Pallie chose to emulate the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe in a commission... Show More Summary

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