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  • Bisque hump mould for beginners

    Bisque hump mould for beginners

    12th June 2018

    Bisque is a great alternative method for making hump moulds for those who don’t like – or don’t have the facilities for – working with plaster. A plaster hump mould is used here to make the bisque mould, but you…

  • Meet the Potter: Maryjane Macleod

    Meet the Potter: Maryjane Macleod

    19th April 2018

    Maryjane Macleod runs a successful studio in Devon, producing tableware and decorative work “I didn’t do pottery at school. I first came across it as an idea in 1983, when I was working in a print room doing graphic art…

  • Residential Ceramics Course

    Residential Ceramics Course

    21st February 2018

    Three-month residential ceramics course Forest Row School of Ceramics will be running a ceramic development course from September this year. The three-month, full-time residential course is aimed at new potters who want to discover and develop their identity as ceramicists,…

  • We Love Clay

    We Love Clay

    18th February 2018

    In 2018, Goldmark will be embarking on a brand new adventure in the world of ceramics. Over the past 10 years, the gallery has spent many hundreds of hours working with some of the greatest potters in the world, both…

  • Entries for Handmade in Britain are open

    Entries for Handmade in Britain are open

    17th February 2018

    Call for entries The applications for Handmade at Kew and Handmade Chelsea 2018 are now open. For the past decade, Handmade in Britain’s shows have become the top contemporary craft selling events in UK. The events showcase the best high-end…

  • Slip-casting for beginners

    Slip-casting for beginners

    16th November 2017

    Slip-casting a simple cylinder This project follows on from our two-part cylinder mould but the principle for slip-casting is the same whatever mould you use. This is a quick way of making items where they all need to be exactly…