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Videos — Rat City Studios. Darted & Decorated with Jennifer Allen - Ceramic Arts Network. Darted & Decorated with Jennifer Allen FREEflicks: Watch the video above to learn how Jen makes her butter dishes from start to finish!

Darted & Decorated with Jennifer Allen - Ceramic Arts Network

As always, CLAYflicks subscribers can watch the full Darted and Decorated video below! Click here for more free projects! In this video, Jennifer Allen demonstrates her techniques for creating her beautiful porcelain pots. Jennifer begins the video as she began her personal exploration of form: by making simple alterations on wheel thrown forms, pointing out that interesting forms can be developed using the simplest of studio tools that every potter has in their tool box.

Runtime: approximately 2 hours, 12 minutes Check out the free excerpt above! Pit Firing Using a Good Old-Fashioned Charcoal Grill - Ceramic Arts Network. As Sumi von Dassow explains in this post, you can get great pit firing effects on pots using a good ol’ charcoal grill.

Pit Firing Using a Good Old-Fashioned Charcoal Grill - Ceramic Arts Network

And, with so many people switching to gas grills these days, you could probably find a cheap charcoal grill at a garage sale, or you might even have one in the back of your own garage! So if you’re looking for a fun activity to try out in your studio, read the article and start experimenting with this backyard pit firing technique. – Jennifer Poellot Harnetty, editor. Five Great Pottery Decorating Techniques - Ceramic Arts Network. Learn pottery decorating techniques in this FREE PDF!

Five Great Pottery Decorating Techniques - Ceramic Arts Network

Decorating ceramics is one of the most rewarding aspects of working in clay. It’s the time when you can add color and life to a bare clay surface that can show off your creative talents. Five Great Handbuilding Techniques and Tools - Ceramic Arts Network. Five great handbuilding techniques in this FREE PDF!

Five Great Handbuilding Techniques and Tools - Ceramic Arts Network

When you put a ball of clay in your hands, you just want to start making something—it’s so natural it’s uncanny. Ceramics - The Great Pottery Throw Down S01E02. The Great Pottery Throw Down Season 1 Episode 2 – Claystation. CUERAVÁPERI. 2016. Tzintzúntzan, Michoacán, México. Ceramics I Themed Coil (Pot) Project Powerpoint Video. Ceramics I- Dipping the Themed Coil Pieces in Iron Oxide. Thematic Coil Pot or Piece- Decorative Coil Construction Techniques Demo for Ceramics I. (C) Celadon : High Fire Glazes : Glazes & Underglazes. Here is a downloadable PDF of the Celadons Page from our 2015 Glaze Brochure!

(C) Celadon : High Fire Glazes : Glazes & Underglazes

Celadon glazes are designed to be 100% Mixable. Mix with other colors, shade with Obsidian or tint with Snow. Glaze Tips - Coyote Clay & Color. Coyote Clay & Color Eggplant with Black liner.

Glaze Tips - Coyote Clay & Color

Glazing and Firing Tips, Suggestions, and Images. Notes on each glaze. GlazingSome glazes are very runny while others are quite stable. Master in Design: Ceramics, Bath, United Kingdom. Campus or Online Master! 2016. Master in Design: Ceramics Ceramics aims to develop individual abilities within the subject, whether through practice or historical or theoretical study.

Master in Design: Ceramics, Bath, United Kingdom. Campus or Online Master! 2016

Approaches range from sculpture and installation through to studio ceramics and design for products. The course is distinctive in offering you the opportunity to specialise in ceramics as a medium allied to a breadth of possibilities, and establishing negotiated individual modes of practice. Indian Clay Cup – Chai Pilgrimage. Chai from a clay cup — that raw, astringent taste of earth, mixed with gingery-sweet-milky tea — is the taste of India.

Indian Clay Cup – Chai Pilgrimage

An Indian adventure would be incomplete without the experience of sipping chai at an open-air chai stall and the gratifying, childlike pleasure that comes with tossing your single-use clay cup and hearing it POP as you watch it hit the ground and break into bits. Potters spin these small cups out of local river clay. The cups are sun-dried, half-baked in an open fire and delivered to nearby chai stalls.

Chai wallahs customarily tap the bottom of the unglazed cup to dislodge any traces of dirt before pouring the chai. Even so, we inevitably ingested a bit of melted clay with our chai. In addition to being environmentally sustainable, clay cups are the hygienic alternative to drinking chai from a glass. Clay Firing Process. Many potters, especially beginners, use prepared clays without much thought.

Clay Firing Process

However, there comes a point when it is useful to understand the process that clay goes through during drying and firing. This can help troubleshoot many of the problems you experience with your pieces. Story VesselsMichael Berkley - Pitfired Pottery. It has been said that it is "the collection of moments that make time special".

Story VesselsMichael Berkley - Pitfired Pottery

For years I have been taking your stories and writing them in stone. A special story to a loved one from a loved one; A time of meeting...or departing. A special meeting of Soul Mates; A special expression of you. A prayer; A special experienced memory from you, in story form, written on stone, in gold, silver or copper, and transformed in fire. Official Site Of Chris Baskin. The NCECA Blog. Arte en Chile: Proceso de la Cerámica Gress. Primitive Pottery. Naked Raku.

陶芸作家 原田省平さん Japanese Ceramic Artist - Shohei Harada. The Artist: John Brickels. Ceramics. Pottery Video How to Make and Design a Stiff Slab Vase. Pottery Video How to Make and Design a Stiff Slab Vase. Picture Set Of Ceramic Art Model - Decor Options & Ideas Romance. Glaze Layering. Click to access page with layering brochures and test tile images!

The brochures will be located at the bottom of the page. The test tile images can be found under each specific glaze color. These samples are created to show possible outcomes of our products in use. These images can be used as studio references, but it is recommended that tests be performed individually to ensure satisfaction. Choosing a Bisque Temperature. Many people use a certain temperature (Cone number) for bisque firings, because of habit but not because they have thought about it. So what are the various factors to consider in deciding how hot to bisque fire your ware? The strategies involved in low fire and high fire are actually opposite. Low Fire: In low fire, the bisque temperature is usually hotter than the firing temperature. For example, most commercial glazes recommend bisque firing to Cone 04, and glaze firing to Cone 06 (which is cooler).

The reason for this is to make sure all the carbon and other materials in the clay burn out during the bisque firing. For some clays this is not a problem. Another reason that low fire bisquing is done differently than high fire, is that glaze is typically brushed or sponged on, not dipped. High Fire: Different people have different strategies here, but by understanding them you will be able to make an informed decision. Fire and Earth - The Tibetan Blackware Pottery. Clay Pottery Slab Building : Clay Texturing with Found Objects. Deconstructing the Teapot with Miki Rutter. Barrro Negro Proceso de elaboracion.

Zamek-Preventing%20S%20Cracks.pdf. Ceramic Art Lesson Plan: Ink Transfers on Clay. Ceramic Art Lesson Plan: Making Creative Connections. Specifying Activities The information gathered and descriptions lead to certain points of emphasis for each unit within the curriculum areas, as follows: 1. Artistic Perception Learning Activity A student’s ability to describe what they see in a ceramic object is critical to the development of a common language between artists. It gives them a specialized vocabulary that helps them describe what they’re seeing and improves their visual literacy. Returning to our example, a “teachable quality” for this unit becomes the exploration of the principles of design (balance, emphasis, contrast, movement, pattern and unity) and how Andrea Gill applies them to her pieces.

Ceramic Art Lesson Plan: Making Creative Connections. Ceramic Art Lesson Plan: A Three Stage Approach to Teaching Wheelthrowing. Click to enlarge! Stage 1: Readings and Visual Diagrams This first category of learning methods, and the first stage in teaching throwing, is often ignored by the teacher because it takes work up front, and as educators we’re already buried in paperwork! However, the extra time used for preparation pays off and the students will be quicker to meet you half way. A worksheet designed to address all the critical points associated with habit forming for wheel throwing technique helps. I always begin by asking the students to read the worksheet through and I then present them with several questions to make sure they have read it. Any worksheet that addresses frequently asked questions can be used as a reference point by the students and ultimately make your job easier. 3stageteachingthrowing.pdf.

Lesson Plans and Project Ideas 9-12. Stroke & Coat Glaze. Sgraffito Flower Plate. Products Used. Highwater Clays: Bisque Firing Tips. Each time you load your kiln and fire your ware, the geological processes that formed our raw materials in the first place are recreated! Maria Martinez: Indian Pottery of San Ildefonso (Documentary, 1972, VHS) The Last Iranian woman potter using an ancient technique. 1/2 hr video.

Glazing and firing info

Kneading and wedging.