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The cereal bowl selection at my house consists mainly of all of my reject bowls from over the years. It’s a motley crew of old, wonky pieces that make me … The post How to Dress up a Wheel Thrown Bowl with Curves appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
The truth is, I was a nerdy ceramics undergraduate student. I wanted to learn everything, right away—and I loved my glaze calc class. No, really, I did. I took a … The post How to Make Homemade Underglazes appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Learning how to mix plaster is essential if you are interested in slip casting, but even if you’re not, mixing plaster is a good skill to learn. Plaster has a … The post Plaster Mixing 101: How to Mix Plaster for Ceramic Molds appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Just under 3 years ago, the stakeholder community of artists, staff, adult students and trustees at Baltimore Clayworks began to notice some turbulence and disharmony. There were rumors of bank … The post Baltimore Clayworks Reopens Doors After Tumultuous Year appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
As any busy potter or ceramic artist knows, shelf space in the studio can be a scarce commodity–especially in a busy community pottery studio or cooperative. But store-bought shelving units … The post A Simple, Durable, and Cheap Shelving Solution for the Pottery Studio appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
I was blown away by the way Katrina Chaytor makes a recessed foot on her salt and pepper caddies in the November/December 2017 issue of Pottery Making Illustrated. It just … The post How to Make a Recessed Foot with Two Clay Slabs appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
John Thies has been building, firing and maintaining large wood kilns for more than thirty years. For more than ten years he has been teaching group workshops with his 300-cubic-foot … The post An Experienced Wood Firer Shares Kiln Plans for a Small Instructional Wood Kiln appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Teapots are one of the most challenging forms to tackle when you are starting off in pottery making and teapots continue to be a challenge even after you’ve developed a … The post Four Potters Share Advice on Making Teapots appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Today is 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, … The post Thanksgiving Day Tradition Continues with a Peach Cobbler Recipe! appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Slip, glorious slip. This versatile liquid form of clay can be used in a multitude of different ways to create and embellish ceramic art. One such method involves using colored slips … The post Magnificent Marbling: Using Colored Slips to Create Marbled Patterning on Pottery appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Screen printing on clay is one of my favorite ceramic decorating techniques. And using paper stencils and underglaze is right up there with it. Both are fantastic ways to transfer … The post Video: Make Surfaces that Pop! appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Plaster and ceramics go hand in hand. We ceramic artists use plaster for everything from drying or wedging surfaces to stamps or molds for slip casting. But potter Lauren Sandler … The post Forget the Plaster! How to Make a Surprisingly Durable Hump Mold out of Unfired Clay appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Pour-over coffee has become quite the trend these days. So I have been thinking about taking a stab at making a pour-over coffee set. If you are interested in incorporating … The post How to Make a Pour-Over Coffee Set appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
I began my residency at Archie Bray Foundation in Fall 2016, right after receiving my MFA degree at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). The style of work has already … The post Artist Q&A: Meet Ling Chun appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
It is especially true in the ceramics world that one person’s fault is another person’s fancy–especially when it comes to glaze “defects.” Many ceramic artists deliberately create faults in their … The post How to Correct Five Common Ceramic Glaze Defects appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
The bold black and white patterns on Sam Scott’s pots look so precise that you would think he spent hours masking off the surface. But it is really much simpler … The post Making A Splash: Selective Glaze Pouring for Dramatic Results appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Handles are something I struggled with for a long time. Once I started to get my handles the way I wanted, I realized that my pieces as a whole looked … The post How to Create an Ornamental Yet Functional Handle appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Slab and Pinch Pot Techniques That Will Keep Wrists Healthy! Pinch pots are undergoing a bit of a revolution these days. Even though it is an ancient technique, more and more … The post How to Make Pinch Pots Without Ruining Your Wrists! appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Brad Menninga was interested in screen printing on wet clay, but didn’t want to mess with screen printing medium or long drying times to get his “inks” (in this case … The post How to Silk Screen onto Wet Clay Using Dry Glaze Materials appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.
Ready-made casting slip is commercially available in all firing ranges, making it super convenient. But if you like to combine handbuilt or thrown elements in your slipcast pieces, it can … The post How to Transform Your Clay Body into a Casting Slip appeared first on Ceramic Arts Network.