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 Lesley Martin at Studiopottery.co.uk

Lesley Martin

Ceramics by Alan Foxley at Studiopottery.co.uk

Alan Foxley

Upcoming events

Craft - Redefining Handmade at Earls Court Exhibition Centre 11th - 13th January 2015 CRAFT 2015 is a unique opportunity to see the work of 150 contemporary designer makers.
Designer Crafts at the Mall 2015 (25th year!) at Mall Galleries 8th - 17th January 2015 This ever-popular winter craft exhibition, run by the Society of Designer Craftsmen, is recognised as a leading platform of the best talent in ceramics, furniture, jewellery, glass and textiles. 
Top Drawer, Home and Craft at Olympia London at Olympia 11th - 13th January 2015 A trade show with buyers from independent retailers, multiple retailers, internet, mail order and department stores plus interior designers, agents, wholesalers and press. George Ormerod will be there.
Nicholas Lees and Ashraf Hanna. at Puls Contemporary Ceramics 10th January to 21st February, 2015

Recently added Courses

Children's School Holiday Pottery Sessions - Eastnor Pottery - 18th February to 28th October, 2015
Fabulous, themed, workshops that take place every school break.
Making and decorating: Jim Robison - 26th - 31st July 2015
Hands on making in all areas, but with specific emphasis on hand built and extruded forms.
Mould Making For Slip Cast Ceramics with Ed Bentley - 22nd - 24th April 2015
These three day residential courses help craft potters, students or anyone wishing to develop their skills in plaster mould making for slip-cast ceramics.   All are welcome to attend, regardless of current skill level and background. 
Personal 'Bespoke'Tuition - Bob and Mary Kershaw - 12th December to 31st December, 2015
We offer private tuition in clay modelling, sculpture AND the potter's wheel. (Gift Vouchers available for Christmas, Birthdays etc...)

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.