Below you will find the best pottery blogging from October.
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The Can’t Miss
What were the “must read” pottery blog posts during the past month?
- Pottery Making Blog: Clay Blog Review: September 2017
- Linda Starr: Butter Dish Template Tribulations
- CFile – Contemporary Ceramic Art + Design: Exhibition | Mastery is a Dead End: Daniel Johnston in Santa Fe
- meesh’s pottery: Process
- Fetishghost Studios: Summer Study Session
- Gary Jackson: My Favorite Demo : Not-So-Basic Bowls
Process and Technique
What do pots look like during the process and how are they made?
- Peter Gregory: Porcelain Paperweights. One important step remains… Hammer and Chisel!
- Courtney Martin: Pattern reveal! I love my job. #courtneymartinpottery #
- Courtney Martin: Square tray. #courtneymartinpottery #woodfire #slabbuil
- Tony Clennell: Shock Treatment
- Whynot Pottery: What I am working on
- Linda Starr: Curved Top Butter Dish
- Whynot Pottery: Monday, Monday
- Linda Starr: Butter Dish Number 3
- Linda Starr: Leftover Clay
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- Barb Rogers: Christmas ornament project
- Liz Crain Ceramics: You Go Back In The Studio and Apologize to That Clay!
- Barb Rogers: Combining things vase
- Courtney Martin: Basket in progress. #ceramicbasket #courtneymartinpotte
- Rachel Dorn: Decals and Firing
- Jenni Ward: New Video: In the Studio with Jenni Ward
- Musing About Mud: technical tuesday: Ann Ruel Pottery
- Gary Jackson: Details.
- Linda Starr: Using Leftover Slab Cutoffs
- Linda Starr: Lots of Glazing To Do
- Tony Clennell: Taking the plastic off the chesterfield
- Kim Murton: Process photo’s- making work for “Little Things” at Guardino Gallery December
- Gary Jackson: Making Masks…. Without A Minute To Spare
- Gary Jackson: Glazing… Not My Favorite Day
- Gary Jackson: Soda Kiln : Loaded & Ready
Tips and Technical
How can I become a more efficient or knowledgeable potter?
- Clay King-How To: How to Read a Glaze Formula
- Musing About Mud: technical tuesday with Arthur Halvorsen
- Handbuilder’s Magazine » Free Blog Category Feed: ClayScapes Pottery Glazes — Our Review
- meesh’s pottery: Rules were meant to be broken?
- Musing About Mud: technical tuesday: Two Simple Ways to Get Started on Sculpting a Bust
Where can I see inspiring pottery?
- New Day Pottery: Carolina Clay Matter Pottery Festival
- Musing About Mud: emerging artist: Virginia Eckinger
- CFile – Contemporary Ceramic Art + Design: Spotted | UPDATED The White Edition – Twisted Forms, Fungal Vessels and more!
- Acorn Pottery: Where Catfish Bloom
- Patricia Griffin Ceramics: Woot! Workshop wonders!
- Whynot Pottery: Button, button
- Lucien M. Koonce: Shino Splendor
- Gillian McMillan — Rara Avis: Birds flying Air Canada
- Rachel Dorn: Central Washington Artists’ Exhibition
- Céramique d’art – RSS: Artisanat d’art
- Gaea Ceramic Bead and Art Studio Blog: Recent Work…
- Pic Works Pottery: Recent work August 2017
- Courtney Martin: It was a good firing y’all. This little guy was the fir
- Musing About Mud: emerging artist: Wade Folger MacDonald
- Barb Rogers: Mugshot Monday
- andy priestman: Photo
- Courtney Martin: Square tray. #courtneymartinpottery #woodfire #craft #c
- meesh’s pottery: Black and White
- Courtney Martin: Zipper plate. #courtneymartinpottery #sprucepinepotters
- Céramique d’art – RSS: Steen Kepp céramiste
- Lucien M. Koonce: Honorable Mention
- Rachel Dorn: What’s On Your Plate and Mug
- Barb Rogers: “We shall see”
- Musing About Mud: emerging artist: Kyle Johns
- Musing About Mud: monday morning eye candy: Jason Walker
- meesh’s pottery: Green and Shino
- Shaun Hall’s Raku Ceramics Blogspot: Firing new work
- Courtney Martin: Raw clay stars, white diamonds. #courtneymartinpottery
- CFile – Contemporary Ceramic Art + Design: Exhibition | A Tribute to 70 Years of Ceramics from Atelier Buffile
- Fetishghost Studios: Pleasure vs Happiness
- andy priestman: Photo
- Fetishghost Studios: R and D of WinterNight
- Whynot Pottery: fall is in the air?
- Gillian McMillan — Rara Avis: Other pots at Contemporary Ceramics Centre
- Barb Rogers: Getting ready for a show
- Fetishghost Studios: False Choise
It’d be far better to violate a piece’s passivity and fail than to just give up and settle for mediocrity.
- Céramique d’art – RSS: Elise Poivet/La Maladresse céramiste d’art
- BHClaysmith – Atom: Earthenware Wall Pockets
- Shaun Hall’s Raku Ceramics Blogspot: New Gallery work
- Lucy Fagella Pottery: Little Lidded Boxes
- Céramique d’art – RSS: Sophie Luline artiste plasticienne
- Fetishghost Studios: Line em Up
- Naomi Linehan: glass melted into pottery dishes
- (title unknown): It’s fall, time to raku!
- Linda Starr: Butter Dishes
- Clay and Ginger: Just shipped out my biggest order of yarn bowls to date. A total…
- Courtney Martin: Plate. #courtneymartinpottery #woodfire #contemporarycr
- Tony Clennell: You calling me yella?
- Fetishghost Studios: Free Choise
- Linda Starr: Pedestal Cat Food Bowl
- Tony Clennell: Whaddya made outta?
- Musing About Mud: emerging artist: Tim Sherman
- Rachel Dorn: Decal Mugs
- Musing About Mud: monday morning eye candy: Hannun Lyn
- Blog – Clay By Laura: Reading Some Meaning Into Words
- Fetishghost Studios: Explore vs Exploit
What can I ponder while making pottery and ceramic art?
Interviews and Podcasts
What do potters have to say?
- The Potters Cast: Learning to be an Entrepreneur | Liz Pechacek | Episode 358
- Tales of a Red Clay Rambler Podcast: 192: Brian Harper on building sculpture and community. Special guest Carole Epp on The Crafted Dish.
- The Potters Cast: Examining Creativity | Colby Charpentier | Episode 359
- The Potters Cast: Growing The pottery Business Through Fairs | Annie Quigley | Episode 360
- CFile – Contemporary Ceramic Art + Design: Pop-Up Shop | Amy Santoferraro’s Ruminations on Macaroni
- CFile – Contemporary Ceramic Art + Design: Podcast | Casita Confessions with Garth Clark + Cannupa Hanska Luger
- The Potters Cast: How to Test an Idea | Kristen McDermaid | Episode 361
- The Potters Cast: The Story of Growlerfest | Brad Klem | Episode 362
- The Potters Cast: Discussing Social Media | Ruth Greenberg, Sharron Greenwood, Rabun Thompson | Episode 363
- The Potters Cast: Bringing Nature to Cathy | Cathy Franzi | Episode 364
- CFile – Contemporary Ceramic Art + Design: Podcast | Casita Confessions with Garth Clark + Avra Leodas
- Tales of a Red Clay Rambler Podcast: 193: Forrest Middelton, Arash Shirinbab, and Raeshma Razvi on the spiritual nature of creativity
- The Potters Cast: Benefits of a Cooperative | Mollie Bosworth | Episode 365
- The Potters Cast: A Monster Maker | Kevin “Turkey” Merk | Episode 366
- Tales of a Red Clay Rambler Podcast: 194: Maggy Rozycki Hiltner on using found embroidery to challenge social norms
What’s out there for potters?
- Musing About Mud: technical tuesday: Mimi L. Belleau’s “Technology of Ceramic Materials”
- Musing About Mud: employment opportunity – Curator & Gallery Coordinator @ Red Lodge Clay Center
- Musing About Mud: Help Save Inspirations Studios
- Clay Club: Call to Artists for The Ubiquitous Bowl
- Musing About Mud: call for entry: The Cup Show 2017 @ Clay Arts Vegas
- CFile – Contemporary Ceramic Art + Design: Jobs | Wayne State University Seeks Assistant Art Professor (Ceramics)
What else do potters blog about?
- Gillian McMillan — Rara Avis: TriCity Potters
- Lucy Fagella Pottery: Newness in the Pottery Studio
- Joel Cherrico Pottery: 5 Potters Who Embody The Art of Business
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- Tony Clennell: Sketchy
- Blog – Clay By Laura: Celebrating All Things Hand Made!
- Musing About Mud: monday morning eye candy: The Crafted Dish
- Mea Rhee: The Law of the Craft Show
- CFile – Contemporary Ceramic Art + Design: NewsFile | UPDATED Alex Chinneck’s Twisted Chimneys, SOFA Chicago + more!
- Musing About Mud: movie day: One The Road – Nathalie Domingo
- Tony Clennell: The Cactus Lounge Flame Throwers
- NCECA Blog: Remembering Elmer Craig
- John Bauman: If Poets Were Potters — Installment #4
- Tony Clennell: On Strike!
- Catherine White: circular gifts
- Anna’s Ceramics: Challenged
Thanks for reading!