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Studying Staley

Studying Staley

The Perfect Jar by Potter Chris Staley

"To create compelling pots one has to dig deep within yourself. You have to notice what you notice in the world around you. Notice what moves you. It's a question of making your thoughts and feelings real. It can be so easy to fall back on some conventional tropes.  In the end, as clich√© as it may sound, the artist has to follow their muses..."

Monday, January 30, 2017/Author: Susan Whelan/Number of views (57)/Comments (0)/
John Maltby

John Maltby

The Artist and his Work

John Maltby, one of Britain's most respected and versatile artists, has been working in clay for over 50 years. Born in 1936 in Lincolnshire, UK, he studied sculpture at the Leicester College of Art and at Goldsmith’s College in London. For two years afterward, he taught painting at a small private boys school where he met his future wife, Heather.

Monday, January 23, 2017/Author: Susan Whelan/Number of views (200)/Comments (0)/
Centering to Trim

Centering to Trim

The Bailey Quick-Trim II

You might find it relatively easy to center a round, symmetrical form on the potter's wheel for trimming just by placing coils of clay around the rim of the pot. But once you start to throw and alter forms many of them don't end up symmetrical. When it comes time to trim a foot on plates that have been squared off, pitchers with spouts and three sided cups, centering for trimming can get a bit more complicated.

Friday, January 13, 2017/Author: Lyla Arenfeld/Number of views (909)/Comments (0)/
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New Thermal-Lite Kiln Shelves

New Thermal-Lite Kiln Shelves

And the Exceptional Features they Boast

Kiln shelves are the supportive structure that we fire our work on and we rely on them for successful firings. There are many kiln shelf options available; depending on the type of firing you may be doing, there are also key features to consider when deciding which shelves suit you.

Thursday, January 5, 2017/Author: Lyla Arenfeld/Number of views (216)/Comments (0)/
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