What’s in store for you in issue 10?


Issue 10 tea bowls

PROJECT 1: tea bowls
How to throw off the hump, making tea bowls that are
finished traditionally or with a more modern touch

Material matters
Alan Ault of Valentine Clays explains the
raw materials that make up clay bodies

Issue 10 fish plate

PROJECT 2: fish plate
Step-by-step guide to creating
a fishy serving plate with a sling mould

Linda Bloomfield describes how to
create glazes with lichen, volcanic
and crystalline effects

Issue 10 wall plaque

PROJECT 3: wall plaques
Using the slab-build technique to create
decorative wall hangings

Studio spotlight: Swanspool Ceramics
We visit this innovative studio and discover
the interesting business model behind it

Issue 10 figurative build

PROJECT 4: figurative build
These individual and quirky figures look
stunning, and are easy to achieve

Issue 10 Raku for beginners

Raku for beginners
Tim Huckstepp of Raku Days shares his experience
to make your first raku-firing a success

Issue 10 Doug's diary

Doug’s Diary
A poignant goodbye, a successful online sale
and a new roof are news this month


Issue 10 Bird feeder

PROJECT 5: bird feeder
A simple pinch and coil build creates an
attractive hanging feeder to keep the birds happy this winter

Issue 10 Japan visit

Ceramics in Japan
Wendy Kershaw reports on her three-week trip
to visit Japanese museums, exhibitions and studios

Next month
Discover what’s in store in our next issue

Issue 10 blog

Confessions of a novice
Our project-blogger tackles a
vase build, using her plaster mould

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Issue 10 paperclay

PROJECT 6: paper clay
Simple instructions on how to make
this forgiving and versatile clay

Your guide to pottery and
ceramics events right across the country

Emerging Potters
Paul Bailey introduces more
up-and-coming new potters
who are destined for success

Courses listing
Fancy signing up for a class?
Find one near you in
our handy listing