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How to Make Cane Handles for Pottery

If you are looking for a different and interesting way to make handles for your pots, you might want to investigate how to make cane handles. Sure, you can buy  … The post How to Make Cane Handles for Pottery appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Walker pug mill for sale in Asheville

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Stainless steel Walker pug mill for Sale. $1500. The mill is on wheels for easy moving. Also includes a table to receive clay as it is extruded from the mill.Located in Riverview Station, 191 Lyman St., River Arts District. Asheville, NCPlease call Tyrone or Julie Larson at 828-280-1107 to make an appointment if you are interested in seeing the machine.

Kiln for sale in Bakersville, North Carolina

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For sale in bakersville, NC. old, very used Olympic oval. I low bisque if we call it that. Not sure if it will go beyond ^08. It is what you see. 300 bucks obo email: danielshanemickey@gmail.com

It's a Fine Mess, Indeed

Most people think throwing is the messiest part of being a potter. Not so! I can throw all day, and, with the help of a towel across my lap, come away with only a few flecks & streak of clay. The same for my studio: as long as I am careful to empty my splash pan, the mess stays on the wheel.Glazing is a whole 'nother story. Show More Summary

November Clay Club with Shane Mickey at Mars Hill University!

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November Clay Club will be next Wednesday, November 8th, at Mars Hill University from 5-7 pm (note that the time is different from our usual schedule). Thanks to Shane Mickey for hosting us!Shane will give a tour of the ceramic studio facilities and talk about the program at Mars Hill. Show More Summary

Spotlight: Pots as Textbooks

Mathew McConnell and Adam Posnak don't require a textbook for their introduction to wheel-throwing courses at the University of Arkansas. Students buy, live with, and study pots instead.  … The post Spotlight: Pots as Textbooks appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

December 2017 Call for Entries

Information on submitting work for exhibitions, fairs, and festivals.  … The post December 2017 Call for Entries appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Recipes: Shino, Slip, and Glaze Recipes

Noel Bailey, Rachel Clark, and Maria Dondero share recipes for clay, slip, and glazes they rely on to make their work.  … The post Recipes: Shino, Slip, and Glaze Recipes appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Tips and Tools: Calligraphy Nib

Learn how a calligraphy nib can be altered to create crisp lines in clay, which are important for mishima drawings.  … The post Tips and Tools: Calligraphy Nib appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Techo File: Clay Minerals

Have you been wondering about clay minerals lately? You're in luck. Here's a short guide to kaolinite, halloysite, montmorillonite, and illite.  … The post Techo File: Clay Minerals appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Oxide Fusion Printing: A New Method

Want to add an illustration or pattern with a metallic sheen to your work? While you could use lusters or specialty decal paper, Rachel Clark shares as way to etch  … The post Oxide Fusion Printing: A New Method appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Post Colonialism?

A multi-part event including a residency, symposium, conference, and exhibition–featuring American, Argentinian, British, Batswana, Indian, Israeli, Palestinian, Serbian, and Taiwanese artists–explored how people live in, think about, and question contemporary  … The post Post Colonialism? appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Behind The Hidden Hare: Russell Wrankle

Drawing on the memories of his younger years spend hunting and skinning small animals and his desire to create awareness of the inequalities between the sexes and sexualities, Wrankle creates  … The post Behind The Hidden Hare: Russell Wrankle appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Noel Bailey: Inspired by Nature

A subtle sense of landscape-inspired luminosity and movement carries through the form and surface decoration on Noel Bailey’s utilitarian pots.  … The post Noel Bailey: Inspired by Nature appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Stanley Rosen: Touching Form

Stanley Rosen, an influential mentor to many through his three decades of teaching at Bennington College in Vermont, creates enigmatic handbuilt sculptures that investigate the relationship between medium and form.  … The post Stanley Rosen: Touching Form appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Western North Carolina Pottery Festival this Saturday in Dillsboro

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November 4th 2017 10am-4pmFront Street Dillsboro NC 28725(828) 631-5100 Or (828) 586-3601Wncpotteryfest@Gmail.ComThe festival will go on rain or shine.Join us for our 13th annual festival!This juried event showcases more than 40 master...Show More Summary

Weaverville Art Safari this weekend!

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Weaverville Art SafariFall Studio TourSat – Sun | November 4-5, 10 – 5Preview Party: Friday, November 3, 6 – 8pm The Weaverville Art Safari is one of the original studio tours in the Asheville Area. It is a self guided free event that...Show More Summary

How to Make Ceramic Buttons to Embellish Wheel Thrown Pots

Kyla Toomey has come up with a super smart way to make ceramic buttons. She uses the buttons she makes to embellish her pots along with a variety of homemade  … The post How to Make Ceramic Buttons to Embellish Wheel Thrown Pots appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

In Tandem Gallery November Exhibition: Sanam Emami

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In Tandem Gallery - November Exhibition - Sanam Emami - Some ceramicists have such a distinctive style that they stand out from the crowd no matter what. Sanam Emami's work exemplifies this. Her pots are time consuming; with layered stencils, geometric patterns and ornamentation that are full of floral and arabesque imagery. Show More Summary

ACA: CYA, and all the rest of you

I know many potters and artists read this blog, and many of you are self-employed. If that's you, you need to know: Affordable Care Act enrollment begins today! The enrollment period is only 45 days this year, half as long as in previous years, and for some reason they are shutting down the website for 12 hours every Sunday. Show More Summary

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