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The Low Down on Ceramic Pigments and Stains

Ceramic pigments, often referred to as ceramic stains, have vastly opened up the color possibilities for potters. And as we all know, adding color to your ceramic art can be  … The post The Low Down on Ceramic Pigments and Stains appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Persnickety Porcelain: How to Minimize Your Loss Rate With this Gorgeous, Yet Difficult, Material

Porcelain is a clay body that draws in many a potter because of its bright white color, translucency, and the way glazes look oh so fabulous on it. But it’s  … The post Persnickety Porcelain: How to Minimize Your Loss Rate With this Gorgeous, Yet Difficult, Material appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

The Dividing Web: A Handy Tool for Making Evenly Spaced Patterns All the Way Around a Piece of Pottery

How many times have you tried to eyeball making evenly spaced decorations around a piece of round pottery and misjudged the spacing? I have done this more times than I  … The post The Dividing Web: A Handy Tool for Making Evenly Spaced Patterns All the Way Around a Piece of Pottery appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Spotlight: Stop, Collaborate, Listen

Students in Talon Smith and Ben Pyles’ class at Manchester Craftmen’s Guild in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, teamed up, combining ceramics and design.  … The post Spotlight: Stop, Collaborate, Listen appeared first on Ceramic Arts Netwo...

January 2018 Call for Entries

Information on submitting work for exhibitions, fairs, and festivals.  … The post January 2018 Call for Entries appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

2018 Residencies and Fellowships

This annual guide lists opportunities in alphabetical order by U.S. state, then by country. To ensure complete under- standing of application requirements and what the experience entails, please contact the individual  … The post 2018 Residencies and Fellowships appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Tips and Tools: Bed of Nails

A simple bed of nails can be used in the spray booth to prevent glazes and slips from pooling at the bottom of your work. Have you ever sprayed glaze  … The post Tips and Tools: Bed of Nails appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Recipes: Cone 6-10 Recipes

Looking for glazes or vitreous engobes that highlight texture and provide strong contrast as accents? Alex Thullen and Judit Varga share recipes they use on their work that do just  … The post Recipes: Cone 6-10 Recipes appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Techno File: Cation Exchange

Plasticity is created by a negative electrostatic charge, and clay memory is caused by a positive charge. Check out how to use this information to create a better clay.  … The post Techno File: Cation Exchange appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Inspired by Wood Firing: Ricardo Campos

Traditional wood-fired pots from La Bisbal d’Empordà, Spain, inspired Ricardo Campos’ process for creating distinctive, shiny black pots with controlled carbon-trap effects. Since he can’t have a wood kiln at  … The post Inspired by Wood Firing: Ricardo Campos appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Cont(r)act Earth

An exhibit at the Henan Museum in Zhengzhou, China, part of the First Central China International Ceramics Biennale, explored interconnected themes of internationalism, activism, history, materiality, and invention.  … The post Cont(r)act Earth appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Build or Bust

An intensive two-day work-a-thon at Deb Schwartzkopf’s studio allowed John Chwekun, Lisa Conway, Patsy Cox, Carol Gouthro, Chad Gunderson, Canne Holladay, Isaac Howard, Marge Levy, Sam Scott, Amy Simmons, and  … The post Build or Bust appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Judit Varga: Pushing the Boundaries

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.

Alex Thullen: A New Pandora’s Box

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.

Studio Visit: Vipoo Srivilasa, Melbourne, Australia

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.

Clay Culture: It Takes a Village

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.

Clay Culture: Born of Earth and Fire

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.

Clay Culture: Mudflat Challenge

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.

Exposure: January 2018

Images from Current and Upcoming Exhibitions  … The post Exposure: January 2018 appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.

Quick Tip: Price Markers

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.

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