Thanks to the Potters Council for this wonderful blurb by Mark Goldberg, PhD and Colleen Dwyer-Meloche, from the 2016 April issue of Ceramics Monthly , on different ways to deal with studio dust. Enjoy!
To read the full article, just click here:
Want to take your pottery forms to the next level? Want to put a contemporary twist on your traditional forms? Want to learn how to develop a personal style? Join fellow ceramic enthusiasts on October 13–15th at Queen City Clay in Cincinnati, Ohio for a dynamic workshop and learn from four professional ceramic artists: Tony Clennell, Josh DeWeese, Liz Howe, and Didem Mert.
The presenters will explore and teach contemporary ideas on the following:
- combining soft slabs, coils, pinching, and bisque molds to build functional forms
- how to use terra sigillata, slips, and underglazes together on the same surface
- throwing large forms and drastically altering them to create fresh ideas
- composite throwing: combining various pieces together to create one vessel
- extreme handles: thrown, pulled, and handbuilt handles
- how to cut out stencils to create pictures using the functional clay form as a canvas
- and, a whole lot more!
Register now and SAVE $75 with the early bird discount! Offer ends on July 28th!
Join us on April 21-23, 2017 at the Morean Center for Clay.
420 22nd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712.
Presentations from Brice Dyer, Melissa Mencini, Jeremy Randall, and Lindsay Scypta.
Exploring a wide range of forming and surface treatments, our
presenters will incorporate design elements in the early construction
stage, as well as at the leather hard stage and beyond. And as always,
questions are encouraged thorughout the presentations. While each artist
has their own distinct style, the techniques demonstrated can be
adapted for your personal aesthetic and help take your ceramic expertise
to the next level! View the schedule!
Special thanks to our sponsors: Amaco-Brent, Mayco, Shimpo & Highwater Clays of Florida!
Are you a student? Apply for a scholarship to attend this workshop! Due by March 17. Download application (PDF) or (Word). Questions? Email Adriane Cesa.
Full details here.
May 2, 2015
One-Day Workshop Featuring Kate Maury
Presented by Mayco and Potters Council
This workshop will present handbuilt and
thrown functional ware with both commercial and hand made sprig mold
embellishments. Attendees will have a hands-on demonstration of casting a
one part mold for sprig use. Sprigs will then be explored in a variety
of embellishing techniques on and off wheel in making and assembling
highly decorative functional ware.