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Ceramics Monthly: November 1985

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Sandy Simon in her California studio. Working with a Grolleg-based porcelain, this Midwest-trained potter decorates thrown, altered forms with brightly colored slips and stain-colored frit/clay “rocks.”

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Ceramics Monthly: October 1985

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“Obsidian,” porcelain teapot, 13 inches in height, handbuilt from paper-thin slabs, fired to Cone 10 in a charcoal-filled saggar, by Phil Cornelius.

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Ceramics Monthly: September 1985

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Canadian ceramist David Taylor in his Dayspring, Nova Scotia, studio. Initially trained as a painter, he still acknowledges that connection in his clay work, utilizing a palette of slips and glazes to build depth and color on surfaces.

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Ceramics Monthly: June/July/August 1985

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Stoneware mold, 8 inches in diameter, Northern Song dynasty China (A.D. 960-1127). Used in producing celadon-glazed bowls with “carved” interiors, these molds were formed by pushing clay into a master, then firing for stability. The underside of this mold is roughly finished, but others were more refined, and look like thickly thrown bowls.

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Ceramics Monthly: May 1985

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Handbuilt bowl, 8.5 inches in height, raku-fired earthenware, with glaze and stain decoration, by Peder Rasmussen of Denmark.

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Ceramics Monthly: April 1985

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“Two Fishes and a Shadow,” handbuilt platter, 11 inches in diameter, with cardboard impressions, slips and sprinkled raw materials, soda-vapor glazed in a heavily reducing atmosphere at Cone 6, by Canadian potter John Chalke.

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Ceramics Monthly: March 1985

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“Cane Horses,” thrown Cone 10 porcelain, 20 inches in height, with china paint, by Jenny Lind.

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Ceramics Monthly: February 1985

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Covered jar, 8.5 inches in height, wheel-thrown porcelain, incised, applied clay, apple ash glaze, with fake ash glaze over resist and glaze-trailed dots, by Tom Turner.

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Ceramics Monthly: January 1985

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On the cover, Arnold Zimmerman’s studio. This Brooklyn ceramist builds forms from thick coils, then deeply carves and shapes them. 

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Ceramics Monthly: December 1984

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Thrown and assembled columns, the tallest 93 inches in height, with extruded additions, embedded glass shards, stains and glazes, by Jamie Walker.

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