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 Brian Holland at Studiopottery.co.uk

Brian Holland

Ceramics by Mary Kershaw at Studiopottery.co.uk

Mary Kershaw

Upcoming events

Emily Gardiner: Rising Stars Winner 2015: one year on at New Ashgate Gallery 5th March to 16th April, 2016 A new collection of work by Emily Gardiner, a year on from winning Rising Stars 2015.
Artist Talk with Alan Whittaker at Athenaeum (Liverpool), The 23rd February 2016 to 16th April, 2016 Local ceramic artist Alan Whittaker will speak abouthow he creates elegant Bone China vessels and his career in design and education.(at Liverpool Athenaeum)
Janet Halligan in Cheshire at Moot Restaurant and Grill 2nd - 31st March 2016 Show at a restaurant - Janet Halligan
Peter Cosentino - Ceramic Art at Community Arts Centre (Pershore) 18th February to 31st March, 2016 Solo Exhibition, No. 8. Peter Cosentino

Recently added Courses

Wobage: 5 day Slip Decorated Earthenware: Patia Davis - 20th - 24th July 2016
This course, now in it's 7th year, continues to inspire a spirited and imaginative group of student dishes and bakers.
Wobage: 5 Day Earthenware throwing and slip decorating: Patia Davis and guest James Burnett-Stuart - 29th June to 3rd July, 2016
Alongside guest demonstrator James Burnett-Stuart, Patia will lead an exploration of throwing and slip-decoration using earthenware clay.
John Evans - Original Alternative Raku Workshop - Sussex - 27th - 30th May 2016
The 'Original' workshop course will include the use of burnishing and terra sigillata to provide the smooth and polished surface ideal for these 'naked clay' techniques. There will be tips on how to make work for successful firing, how to achieve those solid blacks and whites and the use of colour in naked raku. FULL
Wobage: 2-day - Wheel-Throwing Stoneware, Beginners - 7th - 8th July 2016
This intensive 2 day course is aimed specifically at beginners who have done little or no wheel-throwing before.

Glaze Simulator

This is an interesting website: www.glazesimulator.com which is free. It helps to combine glaze analysis software with an empirical approach for both glaze properties and color effects.

Developed by Fraser Forsythe he comments “About 10 years ago I wrote software called glazesimulator and sold it for about three years. It was profiled in Ceramics Monthly along with Insight and Matrix. I found that most people really don’t like calculation or chemistry in the same sentence as creative or art. I thought, fair enough. There is a more empirical approach to making and testing glazes exemplified in a book like the Ceramic Spectrum. The website is an attempt to combine the two approaches.

My goal for the next year or so is to get the site out there and people going to it regularly.  I would like to develop the site in conjunction with feedback I receive. The suggestions links on the site do not generate revenue. They are intended to send users to resources that would help in the learning and research process. It is worth a look I suggest and i am sure Fraser would welcome any feedback.


Posted on May 13 2010 under News.