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Ceramics by Jane Wheeler at Studiopottery.co.uk

Jane Wheeler

Ceramics by Lesley Martin at Studiopottery.co.uk

Lesley Martin

Upcoming events

Open Studio - Sue Mundy at Milking Machine, The 1st - 3rd December 2017 See Sue Mundy in her studio and view new work
Parade Mews Art Studios Christmas Sale at Parade Mews Studio 1st - 3rd December 2017 Christmas sale
The Annual Christmas Pot Sale - Kochevet Bendavid at Open Studio Kochevet Bendavid 26th November 2017 - 3rd December 2017 A rare opportunity to meet Kochevet at her studio and see new work
FESTIVE OPEN STUDIOS - Tiffany Scull in Dorset at St George's Centre 25th - 26th November 2017 Open studio - a chance to see Tiffany Scull at her studio and buy some of her excellent work.

Recently added Courses

Experimental Ceramic Workshop - Claire Ireland - 18th September to 20th November, 2017
This course will explore the use of clay in an experimental way 
Celia Allen - Animal Sculpture at West Dean - 22nd - 25th September 2017
Animal Sculpture
Residential Pottery Courses in France with Sylph Baier - 14th May to 14th October, 2017
It is mainly throwing based and would suit students with some throwing experience but other techniques can also be covered as well as glazing and firing in electric and gas reduction kiln
Adult Summer Pottery Course with Mohamed Hamid - 28th August to 1st September, 2017
Hand building, throwing and decorating techniques! (previous week Fully booked!)

Archive for May, 2010

Cardiff School of Art & Design – Ceramics Degree show 2010

Cardiff has a great range of ceramics this year – They say, with justification  ”2010 showcases a vibrant mix of ceramic work from 32 graduating students. We are proud to have been a part of one the sole ceramic courses left in the UK, this show aims to highlight the diversity of ceramics and work ranges from product design, domestic ware, time-based practice and figurative sculpture. This online catalogue provides a key to each student’s work and contact details for your convenience. We hope you will be able to join us and we look forward to seeing you.”

Show opening times: Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th June 12.00-18.00; Monday 7th –Thursday 10th June 10.00-18.00; Friday 11th June 10.00-12.00

If you miss it have a look at some of their work:

www.cardiffceramics2010.com


Glaze Simulator

This is an interesting website: www.glazesimulator.com which is free. It helps to combine glaze analysis software with an empirical approach for both glaze properties and color effects.

Developed by Fraser Forsythe he comments “About 10 years ago I wrote software called glazesimulator and sold it for about three years. It was profiled in Ceramics Monthly along with Insight and Matrix. I found that most people really don’t like calculation or chemistry in the same sentence as creative or art. I thought, fair enough. There is a more empirical approach to making and testing glazes exemplified in a book like the Ceramic Spectrum. The website is an attempt to combine the two approaches.

My goal for the next year or so is to get the site out there and people going to it regularly.  I would like to develop the site in conjunction with feedback I receive. The suggestions links on the site do not generate revenue. They are intended to send users to resources that would help in the learning and research process. It is worth a look I suggest and i am sure Fraser would welcome any feedback.

Shipping/Posting of ceramics

More than once members have expressed concern about shipping pieces of their work, both within Britain and Internationally because they have been told that there is no way of insuring them.

Is this something that others have encountered and overcome?

I would welcome any thoughts/advice on this issue.

Stephen