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December 17, 2008

Sometimes bigger is better. This was the conclusion that Danish ceramic artist Morten Løbner Espersen came to when developing the concept for a public art commission for the Public...
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December 8, 2008

In today's feature, Ceramic artist Kari Radasch explains how she piles glazes with various melting points onto her handbuilt terra cotta pottery and lets gravity do its magic in...
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December 5, 2008

I know what you're thinking; Sherman just wanted to run this video clip because he likes bourbon. Well, that may be a fact, but it's not the only reason...
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December 3, 2008

When I think of terra sigillata, I think of the soft, satin surfaces of low-fired earthenware, like Greek red and black ware that still has that great surface sheen....
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December 2, 2008

Get the raku glaze recipe for Hasselle Copper Matt.


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December 1, 2008

It's holiday sale season, and ceramics should be on everyone's list (for those on your list who already have plenty of your ceramics, perhaps it's time to expand their...
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November 29, 2008

Most potters are drawn to their craft because of the inherent simplicity of taking a piece of nondescript, unformed clay and making from it any one of infinite possibilities...
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November 26, 2008

Do you ever feel like you're just watching the wheel spin? Around and around go the pots, and off the wheel they go to the drying shelf,...
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November 24, 2008

Because the process of working with clay is so enjoyable to us, it's easy to forget that this material we love so much has some physical characteristics that, if...
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November 19, 2008

In today's post, Nicole Copel describes how Yoshiro Ikeda has worked out a system of multiple firings that allows him to assess the application of glaze at each stage...
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