Call for Entries! Ceramics Monthly to Feature Outstanding Ceramics Undergraduate Students in September 2009 Issue
It’s summer time and that means the deadline (June 30 – write it down!) is fast approaching for Ceramics Monthly’s Annual Undergraduate Showcase competition. So as a reminder for that deadline, and simply to show you some great work, I thought I would feature the showcased artists from last year’s inaugural competition in today’s post.
To achieve complete combustion, the exact proportions of fuel and oxygen are required with nothing remaining. In a gas kiln firing this is often difficult to attain because of the many variables in fuel and oxygen (which is derived from the air) and the equipment used to mix the two.
Focus: Working Potters
Eight full-time working potters share their insights on making it in the pottery world, in the studio and in life.
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As John Britt points out in today’s post, firing to cone 6 reduction is cheaper, faster, and the results can be almost indistinguishable from high fire.
As part of our Working Potter series, successful potter Mark Hewitt shares his approach to the handmade pottery business.
In my current studio work, the Factory Work Series, I am equally
interested in formal design considerations and conceptual concerns.
Each piece is carefully crafted with emphasis on elements in contrast;
most notably the delicate white figures juxtaposing the crusty