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!

New Members

Work for Sale

Ceramics by Ursula Waechter at Studiopottery.co.uk

Ursula Waechter

Ceramics by Rob Bibby at Studiopottery.co.uk

Rob Bibby

Upcoming events

Ceramic Celebration at Aberystwyth Arts Centre 8th November to 9th January, 2015 50 Years of South Wales potters - twenty members work showing some superb work.
Michael Cardew and Winchcombe Pottery at Long Room Gallery 23rd - 29th November 2014 Book Launch and Private View 22 November from midday.
Christmas Frost Fair at Hatfield House 21st - 23rd November 2014 Christmas craft Fair with work from David Melville
Guided Bluecoat Studio Artists Tour at Bluecoat Display Centre 6th November 2014 - 23rd November 2014 Take the rare opportunity to go behind the scenes and visit a selection of Bluecoat artists' studios. Followed by coffee & cake at the Upstairs Bistro and a Cleo Mussi exhibition talk at the Bluecoat Display Centre.

Recently added Courses

Brian Dickenson - throwing workshop - 18th October 2014
Basic & intermediate throwing workshop
Pottery for Kids. Saturday Morning Clay Club (next date to be advised) - 6th October to 28th February, 2015
A weekly club for children to come and enjoy working with clay.Saturday mornings 10.30 - 12.30. Cost: £15.00pw
Brian Dickenson - throwing workshop - 22nd November 2014 to 28th February, 2015
Basic & intermediate throwing workshop
Julian Jardine - Adult Clay Sculpture courses - 28th October to 17th December, 2014
Adult Clay Classes - A course of classes allowing individuals to have a go at sculpting in clay.  £88 - for 8 weeks

Colour in Glazes – A new book by Linda Bloomfield out 15 November 2011

A complete guide to achieving a fantastic spectrum of colourful glazes for the studio potter, Colour in Glazes looks at the full range of materials and options for creating colour in glazes, focusing on colouring oxides in detail, including the newly available rare earth oxides. It also looks at what commercial stains are made from so you can create your own. Types of base glazes and the fluxes used to make them are discussed in relation to colour response. Emphasis is placed on using colouring oxides to achieve depth and variety of colour, rather than just resorting to commercial ceramic stains. The practical aspects of mixing, applying, testing and adjusting glazes are explained. and a large section of test tiles and glaze recipes is included, for use on white earthenware, stoneware and porcelain fired in electric, gas and salt kilns.

A very useful book aimed at making glazes to achieve the colour you want, and to help you broaden your palette. There will be an extract from it in the next issue of Ceramic Review.

Format: 246×189 mm; ¬†Binding: Paperback; ¬†Extent: 128 pages; ¬†Images: 110 colour (approx);¬†Price: ¬£16.99 – publisher A & C Black

 


Posted on September 20 2011 under News.