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Ceramics by John Calver at Studiopottery.co.uk

John Calver

Ceramics by Charlotte Storrs at Studiopottery.co.uk

Charlotte Storrs

Upcoming events

Potfest in the Park 2019 at Potfest in the Park 26th - 28th July 2019 Over 100 exhibitors invited from all over Europe and beyond....all with very distinctive individual styles ....all passionate about working with clay. 
Celebrating Ceramics at Waterperry at Waterperry 19th - 21st July 2019 Includes work by Ruthanne Tudball, Antje Ernestus, Antonia Salmon, Dianne Cross and many other makers
Art in the Pens 2019 - Skipton at Art in the Pen (Skipton) 10th - 11th August 2019 Wide range of work with ceramics by Dianne Cross and others
Focus on August 2019 Featured Potter Peter Beard at Bevere Gallery 1st August to 2nd September, 2019 Maker's Lunch with Peter Beard on Saturday 3 August

Recently added Courses

Regular Pottery Courses by Suleyman Saba - 29th January to 31st December, 2018
Students will learn about preparing clay and different techniques of ceramics from pinch pots and coiled pottery, to slab building and throwing. Students are also guided on aspects of decoration and glazing. 
Lindy Barletta weekday Courses in East Sheen - 1st January to 31st December, 2018
Studio Pottery Making techniques: A terms course covers a project in each - pinching, coiling, slab building and throwing.

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