Potters are collectors. At least most of the ones I know are! I like to collect small objects I pick up while walking. They provide an endless source of inspiration for surface design on my posts. What do you collect and why?- Lori Leary, Potters Council Board Member
Billy Ray Mangham will demonstrate techniques for large figurative sculpture along with lessons learned over the course of 40 years of production style Raku firing. He will discuss the use of commercial glazes and underglazes, as well as his personal formulas for glazes and engobes. He is one of the presenters at Potters Council’s Alternative Firing Surfaces conference.
Have you ever been to a workshop? Who was it with and where was it? What was your experience? What did you enjoy the most. What factoid was alone worth the price of admission? – Lori Leary, Potters Council Board Member, 2013
Courtney Murphy will demonstrate both throwing on the wheel, using simple bisque molds with earthenware, with slips and sigs, decorating at the greenware stage, and decorating on top of majolica glazes on bisque using slip trailers and underglazes. She is one of the four presenters at Potters Council’s Altered Approach to Clay conference.
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Potters Council organization includes artists at many different levels of expertise, ranging from student, to recreational, to professional ceramic artist. This wide range of expertise will provide a great mix of mentors and mentees. This membership benefit truly embodies Potters Council’s purpose of providing educational opportunity for our members. We encourage all members to participate as a mentor or mentee. Read more…
If you were a clay body, what would you be? Clay artists often talk about a clay bodies by giving them characteristics that people possess. Is your clay fussy? Is it dependable or reliable? Is your clay earthy? Sensual? Describe yourself as a clay body and explain why. – Lori Leary, Potters Council Board Member 2013
Jennifer McCurdy will demonstrate how altering and folding forms by hand can add movement and strength. She is one of the four presenters at Potters Council’s Altered Approach to Clay conference.
Suze Lindsay will demonstrate with thrown forms on the wheel that are gently manipulated by stacking and assembling altered forms such as vases, pitchers, and teapots. She is one of the four presenters at Potters Council’s Altered Approach to Clay conference.
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