Welcome - This is a Social Enterprise Business It aims to help potters and ceramic artists to become better known, to sell their work, to fill their courses and to provide a window into this fantastic world of 3D art!

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Work for Sale

Ceramics by Tiffany Scull at Studiopottery.co.uk

Tiffany Scull

Ceramics by Brian Holland at Studiopottery.co.uk

Brian Holland

Upcoming events

The Witherslack Group of Artists and Makers at Barwick Hall 14th September to 13th October, 2019 Annual show with new work. This is one of the main shows in the South Lakes area.
Amy Cooper in the Netherlands for - Porcelain - at Terra Delft 7th September to 5th October, 2019 Amy is  taking the 'Keskorra' range to The Netherlands this Autumn for'Porcelain'
Surface by Margaret Curtis at Contemporary Ceramics Centre 22nd August to 14th September, 2019 A series of nuanced vessels emanating wabi-sabi
25th Euregio Ceramics Market. at Topferei Museum, Raeren 7th - 8th September 2019 77 potters from all over Europe will be guests in Raeren 

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.

Kigbeare in Devon: Pottery Workshops 2019:

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Kigbeare offer a range of courses throughout the year. Below are 2019 courses, but if booked up, there will be more, so its worth talking to Kigbeare and finding out what else is planned.

 

Porcelain throwing weekend run by Pete Montgomery

Date:  Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August 2019

Time:  9.30 – 5.30 pm each day
Cost:  £200 per person
Limited to 8 people only – email to reserve your place: kigbeare@gmail.com

Bring your own lunch.  Refreshments provided throughout each day.
This is a practice workshop, to enable makers to become familiar with throwing porcelain, so it is not intended that any work will be kept or fired, and all pots will be recycled.

Pete will demonstrate throughout each day, the various techniques you need to use porcelain successfully. This is not a workshop for beginners.  You will need to be able to throw a bowl and a cylinder with a degree of competance to get the most from the workshop

Matthew Blakely Glaze Workshop – 3 day 20 to 22nd September 2019 

 

NEXT WORKSHOP:  Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd 2019 (register now for a place – they are going fast!)
Matthew Blakely is a distinguished and internationally known potter. Best known, perhaps, for his knowledge of how glazes are made and fired. He makes ceramic pieces that are entirely created from rocks and minerals that he collects from all over the UK.

The three-day workshop will be roughly along these lines:

  • Day 1: Students bring your own clay and rock samples.
    Prepare clay tests – crushing, sieve, plasticity, shrinkage bars etc. All to be dried out for firing in electric test kiln to 1100c next day.
    Rock tests – preparation, melt tests and simple line blends. Then class line blends and demonstration of quadraxial blending. All samples ready for firing in gas kiln next day.
  • Day 2: Glaze technology lecture. Then fossicking and collection of local material, in field analysis of suitability.
  • Day 3: Geology basics. Rock types and practical and legal considerations about collecting. Open Kilns and analysis of results. Use result to illustrate glaze theory with found materials. Future directions and preparing tests of found materials for people to take away with them and fire in their own kilns.

Whilst there is a considerable theory element in Matthew’s glaze classes, he tries to keep it simple and logical and interspersed with practical making to break it up and demonstrate the theory.
Be prepared to head out onto Dartmoor and collect materials for future testing under his expert guidance.

Dates: 20th to 22nd September 2019
Time: 9.30 to 5.00
Cost: £475 per person to include refreshments and lunch daily

to reserve your place: kigbeare@gmail.com

There are also weekday and Saturday courses/classes from time to time for all levels – so do check up. Have a look at their website

 


Posted on July 30 2019 under Pottery and Ceramic Course News.