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Creating Interesting Patterns with Underglazes, Sgraffito Techniques, and a Rolling Pin

Posted On February 16, 2015 3 Comments

Workshops and conferences are such fantastic ways to enrich your art making. You leave brimming with new ideas to try, and these ideas can then morph with your own way of working and take you in a whole new direction.

In today’s post, Tracy Gamble explains how after a week-long surface symposium, she blended two artists’ techniques to take her own work in a new direction.

For a printer-friendly version of this article, be sure to download your free copy of Five Great Pottery Decorating Techniques: A How-to Guide for Decorating Ceramic Surfaces!- Jennifer Harnetty, editor.

Ceramics Monthly March 2015

Posted On February 10, 2015 0 Comments

At one end of the spectrum, design is a process that is part of what we all do in the studio when planning to make new work. We think up ideas, define the concepts that are important, sketch pieces (in our heads, out of clay on paper, on a computer) that fit our chosen criteria, then refine the forms. During this process, in addition to considering form, we consider use, context, and audience, as well as the right tools (whether familiar or new) for the job.–Jessica Knapp, editor.

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Letter from the Editor March 2015

Posted On February 10, 2015 0 Comments

At one end of the spectrum, design is a process that is part of what we all do in the studio when planning to make new work. We think up ideas, define the concepts that are important, sketch pieces (in our heads, out of clay on paper, on a computer) that fit our chosen criteria, then refine the forms. During this process, in addition to considering form, we consider use, context, and audience, as well as the right tools (whether familiar or new) for the job.

Potter’s Fire

Posted On February 6, 2015 0 Comments
Potter’s Fire, LLC, a fun, fast-paced, professional production studio in Herndon, Virginia has immediate openings for full-time and part-time production hand-builders. Email Elizabeth Payne at info@pottersfire.com.com.

Paul Anthony Stoneware

Posted On January 27, 2015 0 Comments
POTENTIAL STUDIO/RESIDENCE 2 story 4,900 sq ft +/- Historic bank bldg. in Waldo, FL. 1 hour from Jacksonville, 20 minutes to Gainesville (U of F) Ideal for artist/craftsman: good light. Motivated seller $129K. Additional 2,100 sq. ft. bldg. also available Donna Bostwick/Watson Realty (312)514-5762.

Carolyn Herr

Posted On January 26, 2015 0 Comments
Studio and cottage for sale: 10390 54th Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL. 24 x 20 studio, outbuilding, kiln shed, 40 x 100 ft. back parcel, unincorporated county, 34 ft. above sea level yet close to Madeira Beach. (727) 501-4546; OrangeGrovePottery.com.

Century 21-Randy Smith

Posted On January 23, 2015 0 Comments
Leave City Life, Focus On Art.  Nevada City, CA 95959, Endless wood, Large WoodBurning-Propane Kiln. Timberframed Studio, 2.55 Acres, huge garden, mountain view, QUIET, near dreamy boutique town with great restaurants music scene. 18229RoyalPlumWay.C21.com.

sfclayworks

Posted On January 21, 2015 0 Comments
SAM CHUNG  – demonstration workshop at sfclayworks in San Francisco: June 27-28, 10AM-4PM. $175 for sfcw members, $190 to the public. Lunch is included in price both days. Free slide show on June 26, 7:30 PM. Space is limited. Sfclayworks, 2240 Palou Ave SF, CA. For more information: sfclayworks@att.net, or 415-647-2529 (CLAY).
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Ceramics Monthly February 2015

Posted On January 13, 2015 0 Comments

Through my work at Ceramics Monthly, I also have the privilege of talking to and corresponding with a number of artists who have built significant legacies in the field of studio ceramics. We started covering some of these artists in a deliberate way in our March 2014 issue, and have included several articles on masters in the field in subsequent issues over the past year. In this issue we continue that focus as we talk to Robert Briscoe about life as a potter in our Spotlight department, and feature the work of Cary Esser, Cathi Jefferson, and Linda Sikora. Each of these artists have impressive careers as studio artists, teachers, and mentors, and share practical studio tips, recipes, and techniques with us.

–Jessica Knapp, editor.

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Letter from the Editor February 2015

Posted On January 13, 2015 0 Comments

Through my work at Ceramics Monthly, I also have the privilege of talking to and corresponding with a number of artists who have built significant legacies in the field of studio ceramics. We started covering some of these artists in a deliberate way in our March 2014 issue, and have included several articles on masters in the field in subsequent issues over the past year. In this issue we continue that focus as we talk to Robert Briscoe about life as a potter in our Spotlight department, and feature the work of Cary Esser, Cathi Jefferson, and Linda Sikora. Each of these artists have impressive careers as studio artists, teachers, and mentors, and share practical studio tips, recipes, and techniques with us.