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How to Make a Square Baking Dish and Fill it with Rhubarb Crisp

Posted On April 3, 2013 5 Comments

In my neck of the woods, it’s the time of year when rhubarb starts peaking up through the cold ground. So when I saw Sumi von Dassow’s article on how to make a baker for rhubarb crisp going into the March/April 2013 issue of Pottery Making Illustrated, I knew I had to share it. In this post, Sumi demonstrates how she makes her lovely square baking dishes (that are great for any type of baked dessert – not just rhubarb!). Plus she shares a recipe for rhubarb crisp from the lovely Sarah Jaeger! – Jennifer Harnetty editor.

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Cooking with Clay for Slow Food and a Healthy World

Posted On June 27, 2012 13 Comments

A potter establishes a line of ware to reflect her social values regarding how food is produced and consumed.

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Glazes & Glazing: Finishing Techniques

Posted On December 19, 2010 Comments Off

Glazes & Glazing: Finishing Techniques covers many aspects of glazing—from formulating your own special concoctions to working with various combinations and applications.

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Electric Firing: Creative Techniques

Posted On December 1, 2010 Comments Off

 

In Electric Firing: Creative Techniques you’ll discover the contributions of studio artists who use electric kilns. They eagerly share the results of their experiments, their research and their artistic successes. Build on what they’ve learned through the up-to-date information on processes, glazes, tools, materials and techniques they provide.

Latex resist was painted on the lip and underside of this porcelain vessel and 10% potassium dichromate was painted on the entire bowl. The latex was then removed and the following WSMS solutions were dotted and brushed on: 15% cobalt chloride, 50% cobalt chloride, 25% iron chloride, 50% nickel chloride and an "all gray" solution (10 grams each of potassium permangantate, cobalt chloride, molybdic acid and iron chloride in 100cc water).

Salts of the Earth

Posted On November 17, 2009 9 Comments

Beautiful, soft, muted-color brushstrokes and washes of water-soluble metal salts decorate Gary Holt’s translucent porcelain bowls and plates. The simplicity and quiet presence of his works belie the years that Holt spent experimenting and perfecting his technique. Using water-soluble metals salts (WSMS) demands excellent technical skills and careful attention to details.

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Leaving Bariumville: Replacing Barium Carbonate in Cone 10 Glazes

Posted On November 17, 2009 5 Comments

Barium carbonate has long been used as an ingredient in high-fire glazes, sometimes conferring unique properties upon glazes. One of the alkaline earth carbonates, it has also been used as rat poison (large doses can be toxic to humans as well). Glazes containing it ought to be checked for barium leaching if they are intended to hold food or drink, or reserved for surfaces that do not come into contact with food. It is not my intent to present the research on barium toxicity here, but to present a course of action for replacing it in glazes.

GraphicPower: Terry Gess Makes His Mark

Posted On October 7, 2009 0 Comments

Over the past thirty years, Terry Gess has developed a
personal logic that allows him to engage fully with the world around him. The
short version of the story is this: Whole life, whole potter. The long version
has to do with learning how to see, touch, and hear the nuances of daily life,
then intuit a light-handed, rich response through clay.

The Printed Pot

Posted On February 1, 2009 7 Comments

Three dimensional printing can be used to create ceramic-art objects, out of three different types of slip bodies, and can be finished using standard ceramic equipment and processes.

borax; sodium tetraborate

Posted On December 5, 2008 0 Comments
Na2O×2B2O3×10H2O—a major LT alkaline flux, available in granular or powdered form. 
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The Mud-Pie Dilemma

Posted On April 6, 2007 Comments Off

The universal dream of doing work you love and earning a living at it forms the heart of this new edition of a book that has become a favorite of many potters. This fresh account of The Mud-Pie Dilemma, written by John Nance, updates by 25 years the classic story of Tom and Elaine Coleman and their struggles to create a successful, loving marriage and family while master potter Tom seeks to realize his extraordinary potential as a ceramic artist.