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Featured Presenter: Kate Maury

Posted On June 25, 2014 0 Comments

To Kate Maury, form and texture unite through a basic application of the principles and elements of design. This workshop will focus on embellishing functional ceramic pieces through the repurposing of craft molds. Both high and low-relief motifs will be investigated as well as pattern and texture.


Featured Presenter: Adam Field

Posted On June 18, 2014 0 Comments
Adam Field will demonstrate throwing and his methods for carving intricate pattern on a variety of wheel-thrown porcelain forms, encouraging attendees to find their own ceramic voice.

Featured Presenter: Ben Carter

Posted On June 2, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Presenter: Ben Carter Integrating Form and SurfaceSeptember 12-14, 2014   Ben Carter is a studio potter, workshop leader, and social media enthusiast based in Santa Cruz, California. He received his BFA in ceramics/painting from Appalachian State University, and his MFA in ceramics from the University of Florida. His professional experience includes being an artist-in-residence at… Read More »
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Posted On May 9, 2014 0 Comments
DID YOU KNOW… that Potters Council provides members with reliable and affordable credit card processing services? Potters Council members benefit from:   No Monthly Minimum Competitive MasterCard and Visa credit and debit rates No application or enrollment fees And more…   not a member? join today     How do I Sign Up for Chase… Read More »

Featured Presenter: Kari Radasch

Posted On April 9, 2014 0 Comments

Kari Radasch will focus on making and decorating a variety of pottery forms using earthenware clay. She will incorporate a smorgasbord of making-techniques, in addition to working with terra sigillata and best studio practices. She is the presenter at Throwing, Handbuilding, and Decorating, in Columbus, Ohio on June 7, 2014. 


Soft Slab Construction: The Basics and Beyond

Posted On December 2, 2013 0 Comments

Liz Zlot Summerfield will focus on demystify working with slabs and offer the essential components to create unique slab built pots, as well as expanding upon the basics to create a lidded pitcher and a salt and pepper set. She is one of the presenters at the Potters Council Handbuilding III conference in Natchez, on January 17-19, 2014.

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The Stamped Surface

Posted On November 25, 2013 0 Comments

Amy Sanders will focus on soft slab construction while also considering how stamped patterns inform decision making about surface design. Amy will demonstrate how to make several forms; including a vase, bowl, and serving pieces; using varied building methods with slabs, while also focusing on how to create a sense of volume and “breath” in your work from a flat slab of clay. She is one of the presenters at the Potters Council Handbuilding III conference in Natchez, on January 17-19, 201.


From Flat to Form: Slab Building with Texture, Color, and Vernacular Reference

Posted On November 18, 2013 0 Comments

Jeremy Randall will demonstrate and discuss the use of various template options in the construction of architecturally inspired vessels,along with other information. He is one of the presenters at the Potters Council Handbuilding III conference in Natchez, on January 17-19, 2013.



Springboard: From Sketch to Form

Posted On November 13, 2013 0 Comments

Chandra DeBuse explains Chandra will discuss integrating surface design with form to create a visual narrative. She is one of the presenters at the Potters Council Handbuilding III conference in Natchez, on January 17-19, 2013.


Pit Firing with Sumi

Posted On July 15, 2013 0 Comments

Sumi von Dassow explains the collaboration between the potter and the elements of earth, air, and fire when pit firing. She is one of the presenters at the Potters Council Alternative Firing Surfaces conference in Minneapolis, on October 11-13, 2013.