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Ceramics by Alan Birchall at Studiopottery.co.uk

Alan Birchall

Ceramics by Margaret Curtis at Studiopottery.co.uk

Margaret Curtis

Upcoming events

Vivace with ceramic art at Gravelly Barn Gallery 19th - 21st September 2014 Art inspired by music - includes new ceramic art from Carolyn Genders
Shooting from the Hip - Jitka Palmer at Centrespace Gallery 12th - 24th September 2014 New work from Jitka Palmer
Cleo Mussi solo – Strange but Kawaii at Bluecoat Display Centre 12th September to 8th November, 2014 This new show is a development of a joint show Cleo had 50:50 Inspired by Japan: Mosaic Textiles and Paper - the result of a trip to Japan with her husband, the textile artist Matthew Harris, in 2010.
Ceramics Ireland International Festival 2014 at Grennan Mill 5th - 7th September 2014 3 day event - demonstrations etc/ international Ceramicists include: Shozo Michikawa, Japan; Grainne Watts, Ireland, Sergei Isupov, Russia/USA; Lisa Hammond, UK, Neil Read, Ireland

Recently added Courses

Advanced Raku Workshop with John Evans - 5th - 8th June 2015
The ‘Advanced' workshop for those familiar with burnishing and the use of Terra Sig incorporates a wide range of  fuming and smoking techniques (including a pit-fire)  and will be over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. Book early Fills up very quickly! 
Wheel thrown lidded forms in porcelain - 15th - 18th December 2014
Explore the making of a variety of lidded forms - for example a butter dish, teapot or ginger jar.
Expressing Essence in Ceramic Form - Antonia Salmon - 9th - 13th November 2014
Antonia Salmon - exploring the essence of clay forms that you create. Ref: 4D 4977. suitable for all levels
Seymour Road Studios - Weekly Pottery courses - Fran Tristram - 8th September to 3rd December, 2014
Master all the hand-building techniques making pots by pinching, coiling and slab-building, together with introduction to decoration techniques using texture, slips, oxides and glazes.

Archive for November, 2010

Philip Wilks – building a new kiln

For the last two and a half months Philip has been working on building a catenary arch kiln inspired by his decision to develop my porcelain work using soda firing, as a result of reading Ruthanne Tudball’s book ‘Soda Firing’.  Jack Doherty’s  help and advice has been invaluable. Attached is a photo of the kiln as of close of play on Sunday. The gas burners arrive this week. To finish, I need to complete constructing the flue, order some kiln shelves, props and bricks to close off the front. The third image is of philip’s recent work.