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  • Making a plaster batt

    Making a plaster batt

    30th December 2018

    Plaster batts are quick and easy to make and can be used for lots of things This was used for our project using casting slips to make a slab vase in issue 22 You will need: Potter’s plaster Buckets for…

  • Top 10 UK Pottery Blogs and Websites

    Top 10 UK Pottery Blogs and Websites

    19th June 2018

    We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been listed (second!) in ‘The Top 10 UK Pottery Blogs and Websites to Follow in 2018’ To see the other winners, click here  

  • 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,…