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 Shaun Hall at Studiopottery.co.uk

Shaun Hall

Ceramics by Janette Fry at Studiopottery.co.uk

Janette Fry

Upcoming events

Terrain - Jenny Beavan at Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro 27th September to 9th January, 2015 New work from Jenny Beavan
International Chawan expo project at Teochew Building, Singapore 6th - 14th September 2014 Each participant will exhibit 3 Chawan. Selection of Chawan is highly based on the artwork seen through the photos from submission.
Vivace with ceramic art at Gravelly Barn Gallery 19th - 21st September 2014 Art inspired by music - includes new ceramic art from Carolyn Genders
Ceramic Celebration at Craft in the Bay 4th September to 2nd November, 2014 50 Years of South Wales potters - twenty members work showing some superb work.

Recently added Courses

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.
Advanced Raku Workshop with John Evans - 5th - 8th June 2015
The ĎAdvanced' 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! 
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
Throwing teapots and teaware. Tim Andrews - 6th - 9th February 2015
Using throwing and turning techniques in porcelain and stoneware, explore the form and function of teapots and teaware. 

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.