We feature a lot of videos and articles on Ceramic Arts Daily about making ceramic art that goes on top of the table, but what about ceramic art that is the table top? I think we are due for some of that. In today’s video clip, an excerpt from her DVD Creative Tile Making,… Read More »
Cookout season is upon us, so I thought I would pass on a somewhat cookout-related project for this Monday morning. When potter Clay Cunningham lost his glass patio tabletop in a spring storm, he decided to keep the existing table frame and replace the glass top with a ceramic mosaic top. In this post,… Read More »
While handbuilding can be considered the most basic of all ceramic techniques, it is not without its complexities. In this issue we explore three handbuilding approaches that really go beyond the basics and will really require some practice to master. But the results? You’ll find yourself on a whole new level once you’ve accomplished the techniques presented here. Beginning with the soft pillow-like forms of Margaret Bohls featured on the cover to the bird-inspired work of Deborah Schwartzkopf and elegant food-inspired juicer of gwendolyn yoppolo, these talented artists provide detailed techniques that add grace and function to their work. These features along with our usual array of informative articles on a range of handbuilding-related topics are sure to inspire your next piece.
I hope you’re getting excited about the Handmade Tile & Mosaics conference. I am looking forward to seeing old “conference” friends and making some new ones. Just wanted to remind you that Friday is the last day to order the glass cutting kit. You’re not required to purchase this kit, but Mosaic-on-a-Stick was kind enough… Read More »