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Electric Kiln Ceramics, 4th Edition

On March 20, 2015 Read Comments (0)

It’s Back! Completely Redesigned and Revised!


The electric kiln has helped to open the doors of the ceramic world to more and more people due to its convenience, ease of use, and economical benefits, and this new edition of Electric Kiln Ceramics is a must-read for anyone firing electric kilns. With the wealth of information on making work, decorating work, glazing work, and firing work, this book is not just a manual for the kiln itself, but for the whole studio as well. This fourth edition of Electric Kiln Ceramics, Richard Zakin’s seminal work on understanding and using the electric kiln to its fullest potential, has been completely rewritten, reorganized, and expanded by Frederick Bartolovic. 

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Techniques for Expressive Forms and Surfaces in Clay

On February 26, 2015 Read Comments (0)



Join Linda Arbuckle, Birdie Boone, Jason Bige Burnett, and Ronan Peterson in Nashville, Tennessee, at The Clay Lady’s Campus, for a weekend of ceramics!


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Building Form and Surface with Sprig Molds

On February 13, 2015 Read Comments (0)

Sprig into Action at Kate Maury Workshop! (includes hands-on component!)


This workshop will present techniques for handbuilt and thrown functional ware with both commercial and hand made sprig mold embellishments. Attendees will have a hands-on demonstration of casting a one part mold for sprig use. Sprigs will then be explored in a variety of embellishing techniques on and off wheel in making and assembling highly decorative functional ware.

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Simply Ornate: Handbuilding & Wheel Throwing with Press Molds

On January 29, 2015 Read Comments (0)
    In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video series, A. Blair Clemo shares his unconventional pottery making techniques, which combine handbuilding, press molding, and wheel throwing. The building blocks of Blair’s work are two different types of plaster press molds: first a decorative mold that yields an ornamental patty or strip… Read More »
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